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General Surgery IMG Friendly Programs! Part 2

-PART 2 INCLUDES MAINE TO NEW JERSEY




TOTAL POST ARE 5 BLOG ENTRIES COVERING ALL 50 STATES!


This post includes:

1.State wise list on IMG friendly General Surgery Programs.

2.Contact information of the programs

3.Application Requirements


MAINE (1)


1. MAINE MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: James F Whiting MD

Email: whitij@mmc.org

Program Coordinator: Frederica Jackson BA

Email: fjackson@mmc.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>220; Step 2>245

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE:Hands on clinical experience for at least one year within the past 3 years in a hospital in the United States, United Kingdom or Canada.

YSG: Not specified

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

Positions Available: Categorical = 4, Preliminary = 2

No. of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs = 5%, US IMGs = 5%


MARYLAND(6)

1.ST AGNES HEALTHCARE PROGRAM

Program director: Gopal C. Kowdley, MD

Tel: (667) 234-2718

Email: gkowdley@ascension.org

Program Coordinator: Teneka Green

Tel: (667) 234-2718

Email: Teneka.Green@ascension.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE Scores: Atleast/ Min Step 1: 230, Step 2: 230

ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Clinical experience is not required, PGY1 applicants >1 year since graduation must have research or other medical education pursuits

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: Categorical = 3,Preliminary = 4

VISA: J1 visa

No of current IMGs in the program: US IMGs- 55%, NON-US IMGs- 40%


2. MEDSTAR HEALTH (BALTIMORE) PROGRAM

Program director: Margaret W Arnold, MD

Tel:(443) 777-1900

Email: Margaret.Arnold@medstar.net

Program Coordinator:Sheryl Matthews

Tel:(443) 777-7635

Email: Sheryl.R.Matthews@MedStar.net

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Min score in Step 1, Step 2ck - 215; No minimum required scores.

USCE: Not mentioned

LOR'S: 3 Lor's (one LOR should be from the chairman of the Department of Surgery at the applicant's medical school; two additional letters of recommendation can be from faculty or colleagues)

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required

Application deadline: December 1

YSG: <2 years; (<5 yrs for PGY-1 applicants)

No of positions: Categorical = 3, Preliminary = 6

VISA: Only J1

No of current Img's in the program: Non-US IMGs = 15%, US IMGS = 0


3.SINAI HOSPITAL OF BALTIMORE

Program director: Marcie Feinman MD, MEHP, FACS

Email:mfeinman@lifebridgehealth.org

Program Coordinator: Stephanie Taylor BS

Tel: (410) 601-6412

E-mail: sttaylor@lifebridgehealth.org

Program type: Community-based

USMLE SCORES: Min Step 1-225, Step 2-230

ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not mentioned

YSG: <3 years

Application deadline: ERAS Submissions may begin when ERAS opens, first come first serve basis. So apply asap.

No of positions: Categorical = 4, Preliminary = none

VISA: J1 visa only.

No of current Img's in the program: Non us imgs-11%, Us imgs- 16%


4.ANNE ARUNDEL MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Alejandro Gandsas

Program Coordinator:Melissa Keener

Tel:(443) 481-4142

Website link: http://www.aahs.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Min scores Step 1, Step 2:220

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline: Not specified

No of positions: Categorical = 3, Preliminary = none

VISA: J1 only

No of current IMGs in the program: Non US IMGs: 7%, US IMGs: 33%


5.UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND PROGRAM

Program director: Stephen M Kavic MD

Program Coordinator: Sarah Kidd-Romero

Phone:(410) 328-5878

Email: skidd@som.umaryland.edu

Address: University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 South Greene Street

Baltimore, MD 21201.

Program type: University based

USMLE SCORES: no minimum required scores.

USCE: No previous U.S. clinical experience is required to apply to the program

LOR'S: three letters of recommendation (no Chair LOR required)

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Yes

Application deadline: December 31st.

YSG: <5 years

No of positions: 6 Categorical, 7 Preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current Img's in the program: Non US IMGs: 8%, US IMG’S:13%


6.JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program director:Pamela Lipsett

Program Coordinator:Effie Fafaleos

Tel:(410) 955-6797

Tel: (410) 955-3739

Program type: University Hospital

USMLE SCORES: MinStep 1: 220, Step 2: 220

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

YSG: < 5 years

Application deadline:10/15/2022

No of positions: Categorical:6, Preliminary: 12

VISA: J1 visa sponsored

No of current Img's in the program: Non us img’s: 33 %, Us img’s: 3%

Benefits: On-site child care, Program allows residents/fellows beyond PGY1 to moonlight


MASSACHUSETTS (9)


1.BOSTON UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Donald T Hess MD

E-mail: donald.hess@bmc.org

Program Coordinator: Lana Ketlere

Tel: (617) 638-8442

E-mail: lana.ketlere@bmc.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE Scores: Step1: 215, Step 2: 230

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: Unknown

LOR: 3

YSG: Unknown

No. of positions: Categorical = 5, Preliminary = 4

Visa: J-1 Sponsorship through ECFMG, H1-B, F-1 (OPT Program)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non US IMG: 3%, US IMG: 0%


2.BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program Director: Stephanie L Nitzschke MD

Tel: (617) 732-7715

E-mail: surgeryeducation@bwh.harvard.edu

Program Coordinator: Sarah Broughton Herd

Tel: (617) 732-6861

E-mail: surgeryeducation@bwh.harvard.edu

Program type: University based

USMLE Scores: Step1: 200, Step 2: -

USCE: unknown

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

Application deadline: Unknown

YSG: unknown

LORs: 3

No of positions: 16, Cat - 2, Prelim -14

Visa: J-1 Sponsorship through ECFMG, H1-B, F-1 (OPT Program)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non US IMGs: 6%, US IMGs: 1%

3. BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Tara Sotsky Kent MD, MS

Tel: (617) 632-9236

E-mail: surgedu@bidmc.harvard.edu

Program Coordinator: Rachel Sampson MBA

Tel: (617) 632-9236

E-mail: rsampson@bidmc.harvard.edu

Program type: university based

USMLE Scores: Step1: 210, Step 2: -210

USCE: unknown

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: nil

Application deadline: 11/1/2022

YSG: unknown

No of positions: Categorical = 9, Prelim = 5

Visa: J-1 Sponsorship through ECFMG, H1-B, F-1 (OPT Program)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non US IMG - 12%, US IMGs: 0

4.LAHEY CLINIC PROGRAM

Program Director: Dmitry Nepomnayshy MD

Tel: (781) 744-8585

E-mail: dmitry.nepomnayshy@lahey.org

Program Coordinator: Stacey Walsh

E-mail: stacey.a.walsh@lahey.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE Scores: Required, minimum not specified

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required

USCE: - Not specified

YSG: < 3 years

Application deadline: - 10/10/2022

No of positions: Categorical = 5, Preliminary = not offered

Visa: J-1 Sponsorship through ECFMG

No of current IMGs in the program: Non US IMG: 14%, US IMG: 5%

5.MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program Director:John T Mullen MD

E-mail: jmullen@partners.org

Program Coordinator: Barbara A Wolf

Tel: (617) 726-2800

E-mail: bwolf3@partners.org

Program type: University-based

USMLE Scores:=No minimum

USCE: Not required

ECFMG certification at the time of application: not required

Application deadline: - 10/10/2022

YSG: 2 years

No of positions: Categorical = 4 Preliminary = 13,

Visa: J-1 Sponsorship through ECFMG, H1-B, F-1 (OPT Program)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non US IMGs: 4%, US IMG: 1%

6.ST ELIZABETH'S MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director:Scott G Prushik MD

Tel: (617) 789-3309

E-mail: scott.prushik@steward.org

Program Coordinator:Kerrie DeVasto

Tel: (617) 789-2990

E-mail: kerrie.devasto@steward.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE Scores: Step1: 215, Step 2: 215

USCE: Not required

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required

YSG: < 5 years

No of positions: Categorical = 3, prelim: no

Visa: J-1 Sponsorship through ECFMG

No of current IMGs in the program: Non US IMG - 4%, US IMG - 0%

7.TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Jeffrey T Cooper MD

Tel: (617) 636-5891

Program Coordinator:Annette Cerulli

Tel: (617) 636-5891

E-mail: acerulli@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Website:

Program type: University-based

USMLE Scores: Step1: 230, Step 2: 230

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not required

Application deadline: - 10/24/2022

YSG: <2 years

No of positions: Categorical = 4, Prelim = 5

Visa: J-1 Sponsorship through ECFMG

No of current IMGs in the program: Non US IMG: 5%, US IMG: 0%

8.UMASS CHAN-BAYSTATE PROGRAM, SPRINGFIELD, MA

Program Director: Neal E Seymour MD

Tel: (413) 794-5161

E-mail: neal.seymour@baystatehealth.org

Program coordinator: Joy Isotti

Tel: (413) 794-5165

E-mail: joy.isotti@baystatehealth.org

Program type: University-based

USMLE Scores: Step1: 210, Step 2: 210

USCE: - Not required

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: nil

Application deadline: - 12/1/2022

YSG: 5 years

No of positions:10, Prelim: yes

Visa: J-1 Sponsorship through ECFMG

No of current Img's in the program: US IMG: 1.8%

9.UMASS CHAN MEDICAL SCHOOL PROGRAM. WORCESTER, MA

Program Director: Jennifer Lafemina MD

Tel: (508) 856-3744

E-mail: jennifer.lafemina@umassmemorial.org

Program coordinator: Mary Cawley

Tel: (508) 856-3744

E-mail: mary.cawley@umassmed.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE Scores: Step1: 225, Step 2: 230

USCE: - required

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: nil

Application deadline: - 9/21/2022

YSG: 2 years

LOR: 3

No of positions:12, Prelim: - yes

Visa: J-1 Sponsorship through ECFMG

No of current Img's in the program:

US IMGs: 9.4% Non US IMG: 0


MICHIGAN (11)


1. HENRY FORD HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: Ann Woodward MD

E-mail: awoodwa1@hfhs.org

Program Coordinator: Grace A Pacini

Tel: (313) 916-3056

E-mail: gpacini1@hfhs.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2 CK, first attempt

ECFMG certification: ECFMG certificate at the time of application is highly desirable, but not necessary.

USCE: Research or other medical education pursuits (clinical experience not required) if year since graduation >1 year. Prior U.S. experience is not necessary, however, it is highly desirable.

YSG: 6 years

No of positions: 6 categorical, 2-3 preliminary positions

VISA: J1 visa

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 20%, US-IMGs - 9%


2. SPECTRUM HEALTH/MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program director: Mathew Chung MD

Program Coordinator: Karie Hilley

Tel: (616) 391-1405

E-mail: karie.hilley@spectrumhealth.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 >240, Step 2CK >250

ECFMG certification: Not specified

USCE: Do not require prior experience to apply to the program

YSG: 2 years

No of positions: Categorical - 8, Preliminary - 6 (tracks not specified)

VISA: J1 visa

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 5%, US-IMGs-5%


3.DETROIT MEDICAL CENTER/WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program director: David Edelman MD

Program Coordinator: Dana Cooley

Tel: (313) 577-5009

E-mail: dcoole@med.wayne.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1- 220, Step 2 CK - 225

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: Research or other medical education pursuits (clinical experience not required) if YSG >1year

YSG: <3 years

No of positions: Categorical -7, Prelim positions - Offered, but number not specified

VISA: J1, F1-OPT (must convert from F1-OPT to J1 in PGY-1)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 8%, US-IMGs - 6%


4. SPARROW HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: Hugh Lindsey MD

Tel: (517) 364-5388

E-mail: hugh.lindsey@sparrow.org

Program Coordinator: Carla Crowe BS

Tel: (517) 364-5902

E-mail: carla.crowe@sparrow.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 - 230, Step 2 CK - 240

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: 1 year

LOR: 3, prefer all surgical faculty

YSG: <2 years

No of positions: 5 categorical, no preliminary positions

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMGs - 20%, Non-US IMGs - 0%


5. BEAUMONT HEALTH (ROYAL OAK) PROGRAM

Program director:Felicia A Ivascu MD, BSE

Tel: (248) 898-2674

E-mail: felicia.ivascu@beaumont.org

Program Coordinator: Krista Hughes

Tel: (248) 898-2674

E-mail: krista.hughes@beaumont.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 & Step 2 CK - >220

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: Not specified

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: Categorical - 6, Preliminary - 2 (non-designated)

VISA: J1 & H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMGs - 3%, Non-US IMGs - 0%


6.ST JOSEPH MERCY ANN ARBOR PROGRAM

Program director: David Heidt MD

E-mail: david_heidt@ihacares.com

Program Coordinator: Erin Madden

Tel: (734) 712-7352

E-mail: erin.madden@stjoeshealth.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 & Step 2 CK >240 in the first attempt

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: 2 months

YSG: 1 year

No of positions: Categorical - 5

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 4%, US-IMGs - 0%


7. ASCENSION ST JOHN HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director:Edhayan Elango MD

E-mail: elango.edhayan@ascension.org

Program Coordinator: Holly M Siegert

Tel: (313) 343-7849

E-mail: holly.siegert@ascension.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 & Step 2 CK >210

ECFMG certification: Not specified

USCE: Research/other medical education pursuits (clinical experience not required) if YSG > 1 year

YSG: <5 years

No of positions: Categorical - 5, Preliminary - 2

VISA: J1, F1 - OPT

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 8%, US-IMGs - 4%

8. ST JOSEPH MERCY-OAKLAND PROGRAM

Program director: Amy Braddock MD

E-mail - amy.braddock@stjoeshealth.org

Program Coordinator:Tracy Davis

Tel - (248) 858-3234

E-mail - tracy.davis@stjoeshealth.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 > 220, Step 2 not required at the time of application

ECFMG certification: Not required

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: <2 years

No. of positions: Categorical - 2, Preliminary - 4

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 7%, US-IMGs - 7%


9. CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director:Cristina M Nituica MD

E-mail - nitui1cm@cmich.edu

Program Coordinator:Alexis Hadaway MPH

Tel - (989) 746-7857

E-mail - cmedsurgery@cmich.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2 > 220

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: Required

YSG: < 3 years

No of positions: Categorical - 4, Preliminary - not offered

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: IMGs - 50% (no visa status of IMGs on website)

10. WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY HOMER STRYKER MD SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: Saad A A Shebrain MD

Tel - (269) 337-6260

E-mail - gensurg@med.wmich.edu

Program Coordinator: Cynthia R Shattuck

Tel - (269) 337-6256

E-mail - cynthia.shattuck@med.wmich.edu

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2 CK > 220 in first attempt

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

USCE: 1 year of US or Canadian experience

YSG: < 2 years

No of positions: Categorical - 5 (4 general surgery and 1 rural surgery), Preliminary - not offered

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMGs - 19%


11. ASCENSION PROVIDENCE/MSUCHM PROGRAM

Program director: William F Oppat MD, MS

E-mail - william.oppat@ascension.org

Program Coordinator:Amy Turik

Tel - (248) 849-8902

Email - amy.turik@ascension.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2 CK > 220, no attempts

ECFMG certification:

USCE: Clinical experience not required, research or other medical education pursuits preferred if >1 year since graduation

YSG: < 5 years

No of positions: Categorical - 3, Preliminary - 6

VISA: J1 and H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 35%, US-IMGs - 26%

MINNESOTA(3)

1.MAYO CLINIC COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND SCIENCE (ROCHESTER) PROGRAM:

Program director:John Stulak

E-mail: mgsm.roch.mn.surgery@mayo.edu

Program Coordinator: Teresa Enger

Tel: (507) 284-8240

E-mail: mgsm.roch.mn.surgery@mayo.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE SCORES: Min Step 1, Step 2

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required

USCE: Clinical experience not required, but research and other medical pursuits preferred if >1 year since graduation.

Application deadline: Oct 13

YSG: <5 yrs

No of positions: 10Categorical, 14 Preliminary

VISA: J1, H1B

No of current Img's in the program: Non us img’s: 29 %, Us img’s:11%

Benefits: Program allows residents/fellows beyond PGY1 to moonlight


2. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PROGRAM:

Program director: Melissa Brunsvold

Tel: (612) 625-6483

Program Coordinator: Jessica Andersen

Tel: (612) 626-2590

E-mail: sjoneswh@umn.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE SCORES: Min Step 1, Step 2:

USCE: Required

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Yes

Application deadline: November 1

YSG: < 1 year

No of positions: 7 categorical and 1 rural categorical, 5 Preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current Img's in the program: Non us img’s: 10%, Us img’s: 6%

Benefits: On-site child care


3. HENNEPIN HEALTHCARE PROGRAM:

Program director:Richard Zera

Program Coordinator: Danelle Sullivan

Phone: (612) 873-8723

Phone: (612) 873-2810

Program type: Community based

USMLE SCORES: Min Step 1, Step 2: 230

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

Application deadline: September 30

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: Categorical : 5

VISA: Doesn’t sponsor visa

No of current Img's in the program: Non US IMGs = 0%, Us IMGs = 8%

Benefits: Program allows residents/fellows beyond PGY1 to moonlight

MISSISSIPPI(1)

1. UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Truman M Earl MD

Program Coordinator: Renee Greene

E-mail: surgapp@umc.edu

Tel: (601) 984-5101

Website link: https://www.umc.edu/som/Departments%20and%20Offices/SOM%20Departments/Surgery/Residents/General-Surgery/Welcome.html

Program type: university based

USMLE scores: First time Pass on Step 1 and Minimum 220 on Step 2.

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: 1 year of clinical experience in the United States

LORs: 3, At least two of these faculty letters should come from surgeons, but a Surgery Department chairman's letter is not required

YSG: < 5 years

Application deadline:

No of positions: Categorical - 6, Preliminary - 5

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 3% , US IMG's - 0%


MISSOURI (4)

1. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA PROGRAM

Program director: Jacob Quick MD

E-mail: quickja@health.missouri.edu

Phone: 573-884-1880

Program Coordinator: Megan Crane BS

E-mail: craneme@health.missouri.edu

Phone: 573-884-2000

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 - 220, Min. Step 2 - 210

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline:Not specified

No of positions: Categorical - 4 , Preliminary - 7 non-designated

VISA: J1, H1b

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 0% , US IMG's - 13%


2. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: Brook V Nelson MD

E-mail: brook.nelson@tmcmed.org

Program Coordinator: Donita F Dalton MHA, MBA

E-mail: donita.dalton@tmcmed.org

Tel: (816) 404-5372

Email: Donita.Patterson@uhkc.org

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 -220, Min. Step 2 - 230

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Clinical experience not required, research or other medical experiences preferred if YSG > 1 year

LORs: 3

YSG: <3 years

Application deadline: 10/1/2022

No of positions: Categorical - 5, Preliminary - 4

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 0% , US IMG's - 14 %


3. ST LOUIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: Michael S Williams MD

E-mail: michael.williams@health.slu.edu

Program Coordinator: Laura T Bianchi

Tel: (314) 977-4708

E-mail: laura.bianchi@health.slu.edu

Email : SLUsurgresidency@health.slu.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 - 230, Min. Step 2 - 230, pass on 1st attempt

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: yes

USCE: Not specified

LORs: Three letters of recommendation from American Board of Surgery-certified surgeons who are familiar with your work

YSG: < 5 years

Application deadline:10/14/2022

No of positions: Categorical 5- , Preliminary - 4

VISA: J1, H1b

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 14% , US IMG's - 7 %


4. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY/B-JH/SLCH CONSORTIUM PROGRAM

Program director: Paul E Wise MD

E-mail: wisep@wustl.edu

Program Coordinator: Christa Donald

E-mail: asksurgery@wustl.edu

Tel: (314) 747-1287

Tel: (314) 362-8028

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Average Step 1 -245, Min. Step 2 - 256

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not required

USCE: Clinical experience not required

LORs: 3 letters of recommendation from American Board of Surgery-certified surgeons who are familiar with your work

YSG: < 5 years

Application deadline: October 6, categorical applications must include the WUSM General Surgery Secondary Application.

No of positions: Categorical - 9, Preliminary - 5

VISA: J1, H1b

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 8% , US IMG's - 2%


NEBRASKA (2)


1.UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: Tiffany N Tanner MD

Program Coordinator: Katie Schroder

E-mail: katie.schroder@unmc.edu

Tel: (402) 559-5510

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 ,Min. Step 2 - 230

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Strongly Preferred but not Required

USCE: Strongly Preferred but not Required

LORs: 3 letters of recommendation, 2 from general surgeons

YSG: < 5 years

Application deadline: Not specified

No of positions: Categorical - 6, Preliminary - 1

VISA: J1, H1b

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 3% , US IMG's - 0%


2. CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (OMAHA) PROGRAM

Program director: Marcus W Balters MD

Program Coordinator: Rhonda K Peavy BS

E-mail: rpeavy@creighton.edu

Tel: (402) 280-4669

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 - 225, Min. Step 2 - 225

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: No prior US training required

LORs: 3

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline: Oct. 30.

No of positions: Categorical - 4, Preliminary - 2

VISA: J1 visa sponsored

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 5% , US IMG's - 10%


NEVADA(2)

1. HCA HEALTHCARE SUNRISE HEALTH GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

Program director: Brian J. Citro

E-mail- brian.citro@hcahealthcare.com

Program Coordinator: Megan McNichols

Tel- (702) 962-9546

Email- megan.mcnichols@hcahealthcare.com

Website link: https://mountainview-hospital.com/physicians/graduate-medical-education/general-surgery/

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE Scores: Usmle step1, step 2 ck & cs should be passed on first attempt

USCE: Not specified

LORs: Requires 3 LOR's (one of which must come from a Surgery Faculty member). A letter of recommendation from the Surgery Department Chair is strongly recommended.

YSG: <1 year

No of positions: 4 Categorical, 8 Prelims

VISA: Don’t sponsor Visa. Requires U.S. citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident.

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMGs - 11%


2.VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM PROGRAM

Program director: Charles H. Chesnut III

Program Coordinator: Tina Brechlin

Tel - 702-765-4034

Email - VHSGeneralSurgery@uhsinc.com

Program type: Community-based

USMLE Scores: Min Step 1: 220

USCE: Not specified

LORs: 3, One LOR should be submitted from the applicant's Department of Surgery Chair or Program Director

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application:

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 4 Categorical:, Preliminary: 5

VISA: Don't sponsor visa.

No of current IMGs in the program: US IMGs: 15%

NEW HAMPSHIRE(1)

1. DARTMOUTH- HITCHCOCK/ MARY HITCHCOCK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program Director: Kari M Rosenkranz MD

Email: kari.m.rosenkranz@hitchcock.org

Program Coordinator: Amy E Davis BS

Email: amy.e.davis@hitchcock.org

Program type: University-based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 required, Step 2 ck if applicable, no minimum

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required, if applicable

USCE: Not Required

VISA: J-1 and F-1 Visa Sponsored

YSG: 3 Years

Application deadline: November 1

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; 5 Preliminary

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=6%; US IMG=3%


NEW JERSEY(11)


1. COOPER MEDICAL SCHOOL OF ROWAN UNIVERSITY/COOPER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program Director: Michael E Kwiatt MD

Email:kwiatt-michael@cooperhealth.edu

Program Coordinator: Jacqueline Price

Tel: (856) 342-3012

Email: gsprogram@cooperhealth.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 required >220; Step 2 required, no minimum

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required

USCE: Not specified

YSG: Not specified

Application deadlines: December 1

VISA: J-1 Visa sponsored

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; No Preliminary positions

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=4%; US IMG= 0%


2. HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Burton G Surick MD

Email: burton.surick@hackensackmeridian.org

Program Coordinator:Wanda Harvey

Tel: (551) 996-3942

Email: SurgicalResidencyHUMC@hackensackmeridian.org

Program type: University based

USMLE Scores: Step 1 = 220, Step 2 = 220

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

YSG: Not specified

Application deadlines: Not specified

Positions Available: 5 Categorical; 2 Preliminary

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0%; US IMG= 75%


3.RUTGERS HEALTH/ MONMOUTH MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Gregory A Greco DO

Tel: (732) 923-6769

Program Coordinator: Kaylee Tacopino

Email: kylee.tacopino@rwjbh.org

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 >210; Step 2 >210 (both first attempt)

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not required

USCE: 1 year minimum required

YSG: Must have graduated no earlier than 2010

Application deadlines: November 15

VISA: Not offered

Positions Available: 4 categorical, 5 preliminary

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0%; US IMG= 36%


4. ATLANTIC HEALTH SYSTEM/ MORRISTOWN MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director:Eric Lazar MD, MBA, MS

Email: catherine.nitto@atlantichealth.org

Program Coordinator: Lucia Griffin

Tel: (973) 971-4336

Email: lucia.griffin@atlantichealth.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 >236; Step 2 >236 (first attempt)

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required, if applicable

USCE: Not specified

YSG: < 3 years

Application deadlines: November 1

VISA: J-1 Visa sponsored

Positions Available: 7 Categorical; 1 Preliminary

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0%; US IMG= 19%


5. JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Glenn S Parker MD

Email: glenn.parker@hmhn.org

Program Coordinator: Judith M Willoughby BS

Tel: (732) 776-4328

Email: judith.willoughby@hmhn.org

Program type: Community based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 >220; Step 2 >220

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

YSG: Not specified

Application deadlines: November 1

VISA: Do not sponsor visas

Positions Available: 3 Categorical; No Preliminary


6. RUTGERS HEALTH/ ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON SCHOOL PROGRAM

Program Director: Nell Maloney Patel MD

Tel: (732) 235-7795

Email: malonene@rwjms.rutgers.edu

Program Coordinator: Marissa Richetti

Tel: (732) 235-7673

Email: mazzolma@rwjms.rutgers.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 and 2 required (first attempt)

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

YSG: Not specified

Application deadlines: December 1

VISA: J1 visa sponsored by ecfmg

Positions Available: 7 categorical; 8 Preliminary

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=2%; US IMG= 8%


7. RUTGERS HEALTH/ NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL PROGRAM

Program Director: Frank Traupman MD

Tel: (973) 972-5682

Email:frank.traupman@njms.rutgers.edu

Program Coordinator: Linda Vetrecin

Tel: (973) 972-5018

Email: vetreclh@njms.rutgers.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 >220; Step 2 >220

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Required

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

YSG: 5 Years

Application deadlines: Not specified

Positions Available: 10 Categorical; 19 Preliminary (Foreign medical graduates are not considered for categorical positions)

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=10%; US IMG= 23%


8. HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER(PALISADES) PROGRAM

Program Director: Gregory J Gallina MD

Email: gregory.gallina@hmhn.org

Program Coordinator: Katie Cuisinier

Email: katie.cuisinier@hmhn.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 >230; Step >230 (first attempt)

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required, if applicable

USCE: Required

YSG: 5 years

Application deadlines: 11/30/2022

VISA: Not sponsored

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; 2 Preliminary

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0%; US IMG= 13%


9.ST. JOSEPH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director:Derick Christian MD

Tel: (973) 754-2850

Email: christiand@sjhmc.org

Program Coordinator: Suzanne Seifert MBA

Tel: (973) 754-2671

Email: seiferts@sjhmc.org

Program type: Community based

USMLE Scores: Step = 225, Step 2ck = 225

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

YSG: Not specified

Application deadlines: Not specified

VISA: J-1 and H1b sponsored

Positions Available: 3 Categorical; 3 Preliminary

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=6%; US IMG= 18%


10. INSPIRA HEALTH NETWORK/ INSPIRA MEDICAL CENTER VINELAND PROGRAM

Program Director: Leon Kushnir MD

Program Coordinator: Jennifer McIntyre

Tel: (856) 641-6064

Email: mcintyrej@ihn.org

Program type: Community based university affiliated

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

YSG: 5 years

Application deadlines: Not specified

VISA: Do not sponsor visa

Positions Available: 3 Categorical; No Preliminary

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0%; US IMG= 20%


11. RUTGERS HEALTH/ COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Issam Koleilat MD

Email: issam.koleilat@rwjbh.org

Program Coordinator: Andy Palacious

Tel: 732-557-2488

E-mail: andy.palacios@rwjbh.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE Scores: Step 1 and Step 2 required

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required

USCE: Preferred

YSG: 5 years

Application deadlines:December 31

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; No Preliminary

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0%; US IMG= 20%

List Compiled by:

Manju Ramakrishnan

Shivani Mehta

Ugwu Onyinyechukwu Zita

Rachana Punukollu





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