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)?
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, Dawn.Yenser@lvhn.org, for more details.