International Medical Graduates
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: First-time pass rates with scores of at least 220 meet minimum criteria.
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 IMG's?
A: We accept J1 and H1B visas.
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 since graduation from medical school that is allowed for application?
A: We are currently considering applicants who graduated from medical school within the past six years.
Q: Do you offer clinical shadowing, observerships, externships, etc?
A: We do not offer these sorts of experiences at LVHN.