International Students FAQ for Emergency Medicine Residency

Frequently asked questions include:

Q: What are the minimum passing scores for USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 board exams for application to your program?

A: We require passing scores of at least 200 on USMLE Step 1 and 2 in order to apply to the program.

Q: Is USMLE Step 3 required for application to the program?

A: USMLE Step 3 is not required for application to the program.

Q: Do you sponsor visas for international medical graduates (IMGs)?

A: Yes.

Q: Is clinical or research experience in the United States required to apply?

A: We do not require clinical or research experience, however this sort of experience will help strengthen an application.

Q: What is the maximum number of years following graduation from medical school that is allowed for application?

A: We are currently considering applicants who graduated from medical school within the past three years.

Q: Do you offer clinical shadowing, observerships, externships, etc.?

A: Yes. Please email Dawn Yenser,, for more details.

Contact us

If you have questions or would like to learn more about our program, reach out to Program Manager Dawn Yenser, C-TAGME, at 484-884-2888 or via email below.

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