Category: IMG Perspectives

A Basic Guide to Research for IMGs

By Sasmit Sarangi The number of IMGs doing either short-term or long-term research has increased significantly over the past few years. In my opinion, this has been driven primarily by increasing competition in the residency application process and, as a result, IMGs try to seek an extra edge. […]

Returning back to Clinical Roots

By Sasmit Sarangi A large number of IMGs often have a break between graduating and joining a residency program. It is very common to at least go through the application phase and interviews after graduating from medical school. In my case, I worked for nearly two years in […]

Going to America: the IMG Journey

By Fady Akladios The information in this post is based on material published in the First Aid for the International Medical Graduate, 2nd edition. As a non-US born IMG, making the decision to pursue postgraduate training in the US is a significant life decision. Not only will you […]

Residency Visa Options for IMGs

By Sasmit Sarangi Disclaimer- Please bear in mind that most of the information here has been derived from friends and personal experiences. Some visa situations are extremely complex, so seek legal advice. The information provided here may contain minor inaccuracies, so please feel free to correct me in […]