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General Surgery IMG Friendly Programs! Part 3

-PART 3 INCLUDES NEW YORK TO OKLAHOMA



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



NEW YORK (28)


1. WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director:Leaque Ahmed

Email: lahmed@wyckoffhospital.org

Program Coordinator:Anna Trzpis

Tel: (718) 963-7602

Program type: Community-based

USMLE Scores: 240 in step 1 and step 2 on the first attempt.

ECFMG certification: To be initiated before applying

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not required

LOR: 3 favorable letters required with the most weight given to letters from Surgical attendings

YSG: <5 years

No of positions: 4 categorical positions, no prelim positions

VISA: J1 and H1B

Current Imgs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 21%, US-IMGs - 16%

2. WESTCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Jorge Con MD

Tel: (914) 493-5032

E-mail: jorge.con@wmchealth.org

Program Coordinator:Lori Mercado

Tel: (914) 493-7614

E-mail: lori.mercado@wmchealth.org

Program type: University based

USMLE scores: 225 in step 1 and Step 2 on the first attempt

ECFMG certification: If applicable.

Application Deadline: November 30

USCE: Not mentioned Other: Research experience highly valued

LOR: 4

YSG: Not mentioned

No of positions: 9 (5 Prelim and 4 categorical)

VISA: J1

No of current Imgs in the program: Non-US IMG - 37%, US IMG - 11%


3. MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director:Rebecca Rhee MD

E-mail: rerhee@maimonidesmed.org

Program Coordinator: Seema Chauhan

Tel: (718) 283-7683

E-mail: schauhan@maimonidesmed.org

Program type: Community based university affiliated

USMLE scores: >240 in step 1 and Step 2CK, first time pass preferred, Step 3 required for H1B visa

ECFMG certification: If applicable and available

Application Deadline: October 30

USCE: <1-year residency training in an ACGME accredited program within the United States.

LOR: 3 LORs provided must be from ACGME accredited residency program, summative evaluation letter from Program Director and competency-based summative performance evaluation.

YSG: <7 years

No of positions: 8 categorical, no prelim

VISA: J1 and H1B visa

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 30%, US-IMGs - 67%

4. SUNY Upstate Medical University Program

Program director:Andreas H Meier MD, MEd

Program Coordinator: Kelly L Liberati

Tel: (315) 464-7261

E-mail: liberatk@upstate.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: >225 in Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required, unless currently in medical school

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Required. Externship/observership not accepted.

LOR: 4 preferably from U. S. surgeons with whom you have worked)

YSG: <5 years

No of positions: 6 categorical, 5-7 undesignated prelim positions

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 17%, US-IMGs - 26%

5. NYU LONG ISLAND SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: James C Maurer MD

Tel: (516) 663-1624

E-mail: james.maurer@nyulangone.org

Program Coordinator: Rachelle Barthelemy MPA

Tel: (516) 663-1625

E-mail: rachelle.barthelemy@nyulangone.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: >210 in Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: Not specified

LOR: at least two letters of recommendation from surgeons

YSG: Not specified

VISA: J1 sponsored through ecfmg

Application Deadline: October 15

No of positions: 5 categorical, 5 prelim

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 27%, US-IMGs - 24%


6. SUNY DOWNSTATE HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program director: Lisa S Dresner MD

E-mail: ldresnersuny@gmail.com

Program Coordinator: Natasha Sagal MS, MSA

Tel: (718) 270-1421

E-mail: natasha.sagal@downstate.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not required

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 8 categorical, prelim - offered, number not specified

VISA: J1 and F1(OPT)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 16%, US-IMGs - 28%


7. NYU GROSSMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (BROOKLYN) PROGRAM

Program director: Sandeep G Sirsi MD

Tel: (718) 630-7893

E-mail: sandeep.sirsi@nyumc.org

Program Coordinator: Kristy Villa

Tel: (718) 630-7351

E-mail: kristy.villa@nyulangone.org

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: >220 in Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 3 categorical

VISA: J1

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

8. NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN BROOKLYN METHODIST HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: James C Rucinski MD

Tel: (718) 780-3288

E-mail: jar9008@nyp.org

Program Coordinator: Karina Meyerovitch BS

Tel: (718) 780-7106

E-mail: kab2024@nyp.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: >230 in Step1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Required

LOR: 3

YSG: 1

No of positions: Categorical = 3, Preliminary = 5

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 10%, US-IMGs - 25%

9. NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (COLUMBIA CAMPUS) PROGRAM

Program director: Steven A Lee-Kong MD

E-mail: sal116@cumc.columbia.edu

Program Coordinator: Marlene Haselbauer

Tel: (212) 305-3038

E-mail: mh487@cumc.columbia.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2Ck

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline: September 28

USCE: Not required, but desirable

LOR: 3

YSG: <1 year preferred

No of positions: 7 categorical, 5 preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 2%, US-IMGs - 6%


10. MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER/ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director:Abier A Abdelnaby MD

E-mail: aabdelnaby@montefiore.org

Program Coordinator:Debra Chambers

Tel: (718) 696-2582

E-mail: dechambe@montefiore.org

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2Ck required

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified, research or other medical pursuits accepted

LOR: 3

YSG: <3 years

No of positions: 10 categorical, 20 preliminary

VISA: J1, H1B, F1(OPT)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 19%, US-IMGs - 16%


11. UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO PROGRAM

Program director: Clairice Cooper MD

E-mail: cbakker@buffalo.edu

Program Coordinator: Melissa Beckman

Tel: (716) 898-3627

E-mail: mbeckman@buffalo.edu

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: >225 in Step 1 and Step 2 Ck

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline:November 1st

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 9 categorical, designated and undesignated preliminary positions available - number not specified

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 10%, US-IMGs - 6%

12. NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN/QUEENS PROGRAM

Program director: Christopher Foglia MD

E-mail: cmf2004@med.cornell.edu

Program Coordinator: Samantha Murdock

Tel: (718) 670-1572

E-mail: sam9168@nyp.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

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

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not required, but preferred

LOR: 2

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 5 categorical positions, 6 prelim positions.

VISA: J1

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

13. NYU GROSSMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: Russell S Berman MD

Tel: (212) 263-2982

E-mail: russell.berman@nyumc.org

Program Coordinator:Kaleigh Booth MA

Tel: (212) 263-6378

E-mail: kaleigh.booth@nyulangone.org

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: 210 in Step 1, Step 2 not required

ECFMG certification: not required to apply to our program; however, it is required before being offered an interview.

Application Deadline: October 1

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 7 categorical, Offer preliminary positions - number not specified

VISA: J1 and F1 (OPT)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 7%, US-IMGs - 2%

14. NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (CORNELL CAMPUS) PROGRAM

Program director: Thomas J Fahey MD

Tel: (212) 746-5380

E-mail: tjfahey@med.cornell.edu

Program Coordinator: Jennifer Cleaver

Tel: (646) 962-8413

E-mail: jmc2015@med.cornell.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2 CK required

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

Application Deadline: Sept 28, Applications are due when ERAS opens and are reviewed immediately.

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 8 categorical 5 undesignated preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 11%, US-IMGs - 3%


15. UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER PROGRAM

Program director:Rabih Salloum MD

E-mail: rabih_salloum@urmc.rochester.edu

Program Coordinator: Amy Mills BS

Tel: (585) 275-2723

E-mail: amy_mills@urmc.rochester.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step1 required- passing score at the time of application

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

Application Deadline: November 1

USCE: Not required

LOR: 3

YSG: < 5 years (do not review applications of candidates who have been out of medical school more than 5 years)

No of positions: 7 categorical, 3 preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 12%, US-IMGs - 2%


16. ZUCKER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT HOFSTRA/NORTHWELL AT LENOX HILL HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: Parswa Ansari MD

Program Coordinator: Janet Velez BBA

Tel: (212) 434-2150

E-mail: jvelez2@northwell.edu

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: 215 in Step 1 and 225 in Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: If applicable

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3, letters no older than 6 months

YSG: <3 years

No of positions: 20 categorical, 6 preliminary

VISA: J1, H1B, F1 (OPT)

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 20%, US-IMGs - 8%


17. STONY BROOK MEDICINE/UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: Sherif R Abdel-Misih MD

Tel: (631) 444-8086

Email: sherif.abdel-misih@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Program Coordinator: Deborah Thornton

Tel: (631) 444-1791

Email: deborah.thornton@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: >230 in Step 1 and Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3 letters of recommendation from ABS-certified surgeons

YSG: <5 years

No of positions: 7 categorical, preliminary positions offered-number not specified

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-Us IMGs - 7%, US-IMGs - 10%


18. ICAHN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT MOUNT SINAI (MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL) PROGRAM

Program director: Celia M Divino MD

Tel: (212) 241-5871

E-mail: celia.divino@mountsinai.org

Program Coordinator: Jonathan Carrillo

Tel: (212) 241-5126

E-mail: jonathan.carrillo@mountsinai.org

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: >230 in Step 1, Step 2 CK not required for interview consideration

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 7 categorical, 6 designated preliminary, 6 non-designated

VISA: J1 and H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - <2%, US-IMGs - 0

19. ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Jessica Zaman MD

E-mail: zamanj@amc.edu

Program Coordinator: Dan Almy

Tel: (518) 262-5374

E-mail: almyd@amc.edu

Program type: University-based

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

ECFMG certification: If applicable

Application Deadline: November1

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3 current

YSG: < 3 years

No of positions:5 categorical and 4 non-designated preliminary

VISA: J1

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


20.NEW YORK MEDICAL COLLEGE AT METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Marc K Wallack MD

Tel: (212) 423-6614

E-mail: marc.wallack@nychhc.org

Program Coordinator: Theresa Garcia BA

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

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

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline:

USCE: Required if >1 year of graduation

LOR: 3

YSG: 1 year

No of positions: 4 categorical, preliminary positions offered - number not specified

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMG - 19%, Non-US IMGs - 0


21. LINCOLN MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Valerie Katz MD

E-mail: valerie.katz@nychhc.org

Program Coordinator: Roxanne Gonzalez

Tel: (718) 579-5900

E-mail: roxanne.gonzalez@nychhc.org

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

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

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

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

LOR: 3

YSG: >5 years

No. of positions:3 categorical, 4 preliminary for PGY-1 and PGY-2 yearly.

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-Us IMGs: 13%, US-IMGs - 54%


22. ZUCKER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT HOFSTRA/NORTHWELL AT STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: Karen E E Gibbs MD

E-mail: kgibbs@northwell.edu

Program Coordinator: Michele Arena

Tel: (718) 226-8630

E-mail: marena4@northwell.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: >225 in Step 1 and >230 in Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR:3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 3 categorical, 6 preliminary positions at the PGY-1 level and 2 preliminary positions at the PGY-2 level.

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 13%, US-IMGs - 30%


23. NASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Elizabeth Cirincione MD

Tel: (516) 572-6703

E-mail: ecirinci@numc.edu

Program Coordinator: Christine Falk MBA

Tel: (516) 296-3389

E-mail: cbarbou@numc.edu

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: >230 in Step 1/pass and >240 in Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: Required

Application Deadline: November 1st

USCE: Research or other medical education pursuits (clinical experience not required) is >1year of graduation from medical school

LOR: 3

YSG: <5 years

No of positions: 3 Categorical and 9 Preliminary Surgical PGY-1

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 20%, US-IMGs - 48%

24. BRONXCARE HEALTH SYSTEM PROGRAM

Program director:Ajay Shah MD

E-mail: ajashah@bronxcare.org

Program Coordinator: Gabrielle Vega BS

Tel: (718) 960-1216

E-mail: gvega@bronxcare.org

Program type:

USMLE scores: >235 Step 1 and Step 2 CK-1st time pass, Step 3- Preferred but not required (necessary if applying for H1B Visa)

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

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

LOR: 3. If completed U.S. residency, letter from Program Director.

YSG: <10 years

No of positions: 3 categorical, offers preliminary positions - number not specified

VISA: J1 and H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 63%, US-IMG - 29%


25. HARLEM HOSPITAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Brian A Donaldson MD

E-mail: donaldsb@nychhc.org

Program Coordinator: Lisa Smart

Tel: (212) 939-1641

E-mail: lisa.smart@nychhc.org

Program type: Community-based

USMLE scores: >200 in Step 1 and >220 in Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: If applicable

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Research or other medical education pursuits (clinical experience not required) if >1 year of graduation from medical school

LOR: 3 LORs, 2 letters of recommendation from faculty member of Medical School

YSG: <10 years

No of positions: PGY I - 3 categorical, 7 preliminary, PGY II - 3 categorical, 2 preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 38%, US-IMGs - 58%


26. ONE BROOKLYN HEALTH SYSTEM/BROOKDALE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Ravi K Kothuru MD

E-mail: rkothuru@bhmcny.org

Program Coordinator:Tel: (718) 240-6386

E-mail: mmylan@bhmcny.org

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

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

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 3 categorical

VISA: J1 and H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs: 54% and US-IMGs - 31%

27. BASSETT MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Joon Shim MD, MPH

E-mail: medical.education@bassett.org

Program Coordinator: Kelly Stone

Tel: (607) 547-3202

E-mail: medical.education@bassett.org

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2 CK - pass

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: January 1, 2023

USCE: Research or other medical education pursuits (clinical experience not required) if >1year of graduation from medical school

LOR: 3

YSG: >3 years

No of positions: 3 categorical, 2 PGY-1 preliminary

VISA: J1

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

28. BROOKLYN HOSPITAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Romulo Genato MD

E-mail: rgenato@tbh.org

Program Coordinator:Monica C Michalowski MBA

Tel: (718) 250-6923

E-mail: mmichalowski@tbh.org

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: >230 in Step 1 and Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: Not specified

Application Deadline: NA

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 3 categorical

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 13%, US-IMGs - 57%


NORTH CAROLINA (5)


1. DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PROGRAM:

Program director: Elisabeth Tracy

E-mail: elisabeth.tracy@duke.edu

Program Coordinator: Tammy Watson

E-mail: tammy.watson@duke.edu

Tel: (919) 681-3816

Program type: University-based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: yes

USCE: Not specified

LORs: 3

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline: accept applications from September 1 through November 15 each year.

No of positions: Categorical - 7

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 6% , US IMG's - 2%


2. WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: Amy N Hildreth MD

E-mail: ahildret@wakehealth.edu

Program Coordinator: Tara Boyd

Tel: 336-716-4396

E-mail: tboyd@wakehealth.edu

gensurgresidency@wakehealth.edu

Program type: University-based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: NA

USCE: NA

YSG: NA

Application deadline: NA

No of positions: Categorical - 7, Preliminary - 10

VISA: J1

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


3. MOUNTAIN AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Michael J Schurr MD

E-mail: michael.schurr@hcahealthcare.com

Program Coordinator: Jenna W Hunter MEd

E-mail: jenna.hunter@mahec.net

Tel: (828) 771-4229

Tel: (828) 776-5735

Program type: Community-based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: yes

USCE: NA

LORs: Three letters of recommendation from faculty who have directly supervised clinical performance (at least one letter should be from a surgeon)

YSG: NA

Application deadline: NA

No of positions: Categorical - 5

VISA:J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 11% , US IMG's - 5%


4. VIDANT MEDICAL CENTER/EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program director: Michelle Brownstein MD

Program Coordinator: Sherry Coldren

E-mail: coldrens19@ecu.edu

Tel: (252) 744-5069

Program type: university based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 -235, Min. Step 2 - 240

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: yes

USCE: NA

LORs: 3

YSG: NA

Application deadline: November 1st

No of positions: Categorical - 5 , Preliminary - 3

VISA:J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 3% , US IMG's - 16%

5. UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITALS PROGRAM

Program director: Michael Meyers, MD

E-mail: mmeyers@med.unc.edu

Program Coordinator: Kathie Patterson

Phone: (919) 966-4653

Email: kathie_patterson@med.unc.edu

Program type:

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application:

USCE: U.S. training is not a requirement

LORs: Three letters of recommendation from surgical faculty at your institution or with whom you worked with recently during your training

YSG: NA

Application deadline: October 31.

No of positions: Categorical - 6, Preliminary - 6

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 2% , US IMG's - 0%


OHIO (8)


1. UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO PROGRAM

Program director: Jason Schroeder MD

E-mail - jason.schroeder5@utoledo.edu

Program Coordinator: Shawna L Anning

Contact:

Tel - (419) 383-6462

E-mail - shawna.anning@utoledo.edu

Program type: University-based

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

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: Categorical - 5, Preliminary - 5

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 33%, US-IMGs - 3%


2. CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION PROGRAM

Program director:Jeremy M Lipman MD

Tel - (216) 444-4093

E-mail - lipmanj@ccf.org

Program Coordinator: Janine Keough

Contact:

Tel - (216) 444-2009

E-mail - surged@ccf.org

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 - no minimum, required at the time of application, no attempts

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

USCE: Required

LOR: 3, chair letter not required

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: Categorical - 10, Preliminary - 9 (PGY-1), 4 (PGY-2)

VISA: J1 and H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 25%, US-IMGs - 11%


3. OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director: Mark Arnold

Program Coordinator: Brittany Williams

Contact:

Tel - (614) 293-8704

E-mail - brittany.williams@osumc.ed

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 > 225, Step 2 CK > 235

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: 1 year

LOR: 3, one of the letters should be from the department of surgery chair, program director, associate program director or clerkship director.

YSG: < 10 years

No of positions: Categorical - 6, Preliminary - 3

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 4%, US-IMGs - 2%

4. CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY/UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS CLEVELAND MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: John Ammori

E-mail - john.ammori@uhhospitals.org

Tel - (216) 844-0326

E-mail - rachel.marshall@uhhospitals.org

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 > 210 required at the time of application, first attempt

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3, current letters of reference required

YSG: < 2 years

No of positions: Categorical - 7, Preliminary - offered, number not specified

VISA: J1, H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 4%, US-IMGs - 11%

Special note: IMGs are considered for preliminary internship year only


5. TRIHEALTH (GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL) PROGRAM

Program director: Kevin M Tymitz

E-mail - kevin_tymitz@trihealth.com

Program Coordinator: Sue Mastruserio

Tel - (513) 862-3562

E-mail - susan_mastruserio@trihealth.com

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2 CK > 220

ECFMG certification: Not specified

USCE: minimum 3 months of clinical experience (not observerships)

LOR: 3

YSG: 1 year

No of positions: Categorical - 4

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMGs - 10%


6. SUMMA HEALTH SYSTEM/NEOMED PROGRAM

Program director:Erica L Laipply

Email - laipplye@summahealth.org

Program Coordinator: Danielle F Daisher

Tel - (330) 375-6299

E-mail - daisherd@summahealth.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE scores: Step 1 > 220, Step 2 CK > 230, first attempt

ECFMG certification: Not specified prior to application

USCE: Research or other medical education pursuits (clinical experience not required)

LOR: 3

YSG: < 2 years

No of positions: Categorical - 4

VISA: J1

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


7. WESTERN RESERVE HEALTH EDUCATION/NEOMED PROGRAM

Program director: Peter M DeVito

Program Coordinator:Elise Tareshawty

Tel - (330) 675-5708

Email - elise.tareshawty@steward.org

Program type: Community-based

USMLE scores: Step 1 and Step 2 CK > 220

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: Required

LOR: 3 letters, at least 2 from members of the department of surgery at your school, affiliate, hospital or elective course, within the last 12 months

YSG: < 1 year

No of positions: Categorical - 2, Preliminary - 2 (PGY-1), 1 (PGY-2)

VISA: J1, H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMGs - 36%


8. ST ELIZABETH YOUNGSTOWN HOSPITAL/NEOMED PROGRAM

Program director: Heath A Dorion

E-mail - heath_dorion1@mercy.com

Program Coordinator: Larissa McElrath

Contact:

Tel - (330) 480-3124

E-mail - lmcelrath1@mercy.com

Program type: Community-based

USMLE scores: Step1 and Step 2 CK > 220

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: Preferred

LOR: 3

YSG: < 5 years

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

VISA: J1 and H1B

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMGs - 22%


OKLAHOMA(1)


1.UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director:Jason S Lees MD

Program Coordinator: Laura Blackburn

Tel: (405) 271-6308

E-mail: laura-blackburn@ouhsc.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE Scores: Min Step 1: 220 Step 2: 220

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Research or other medical experiences preferred, clinical experience not required

LORs: 3

YSG: <5 years

Application deadline: January 1

No of positions: Categorical: 6, Preliminary: 3

VISA: J1

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


List Compiled by:

Manju Ramakrishnan

Shivani Mehta

Ugwu Onyinyechukwu Zita

Rachana Punukollu




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