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General Surgery IMG Friendly Programs! Part 4

-PART 1 INCLUDES ALABAMA TO LOUISIANA

-PART 2 INCLUDES MAINE TO NEW JERSEY

-PART 3 INCLUDES NEW YORK TO OKLAHOMA

-PART 4 INCLUDES PENNSYLVANIA TO VERMONT

-PART 5 INCLUDES VIRGINIA TO WISCONSIN


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



PENNSYLVANIA(18)

1. ABINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program Director: Robert K Josloff MD

Tel: (215) 481-7460

Program Coordinator: Rebecca T Augustine

Tel: (215) 481-7320

Email: rebecca.augustine@jefferson.edu

Link: http://www.abingtonhealth.org/academic-programs/resident-training-programs/

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 >225; Step 2 >225

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Clinical experience in the US or outside the US

LORs: 3 letters

YSG: 4 Years

Application deadline: 1/15/2023

Positions Available: 5 Categorical; 4 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 or F-1 sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=29%; US IMG=10%

2. ST LUKE’S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program Director: Brian Hoey MD

Email: brian.hoey@sluhn.org

Program Coordinator: Erin M Arnold

Tel: (484) 526-2255

Email:erin.arnold@sluhn.org

Program type: University-based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Clinical experience required - in or outside US

LOR: 3 letters

YSG: 2 years

Application deadline: 12/1/2022

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; No Preliminary Positions

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=19%; US IMG=15%

3.CROZER- CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Mark B Kahn MD

Email:mark.kahn@crozer.org

Program Coordinator: Maria Fuentes BA

maria.fuentes@crozer.org

Link: http://www.crozerkeystone.org/services/surgery/

Program type: Community-based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>194; Step 2> 209

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline: nil

Positions Available: 3 Categorical Positions; No Preliminary Positions

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=8%; US IMG=42%

4. GEISINGER HEALTH SYSTEM PROGRAM

Program Director: Matthew Factor MD

Tel: (570) 271-6361

Email: mfactor@geisinger.edu

Program Coordinator: Jennifer J Wolfe BA, BS

Tel: (570) 271-6387

Email: jjwolfe@geisinger.edu

Link: http://www.geisinger.edu

Program type: University-based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not required

LOR: Three letters of recommendation (including one from the chairperson of surgery or current program director, if applicable)

YSG: Not specified

Positions Available: 5 Categorical; 1 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

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

5. MERCY CATHOLIC MEDICAL CENTER

Program Director: Karen Kish MD

Email: kkish@mercyhealth.org

Program Coordinator:Michelle M Ford

Tel: (610) 237-4950

Email: mford@mercyhealth.org

Link: http://www.mercyhealth.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 >210; Step 2>221

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: not required

YSG: 5 Years

Application deadline:1/31/2023

Positions Available: 2 Categorical; 2 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0%; US IMG=8%

6. UPMC MEDICAL EDUCATION (FARRELL) PROGRAM

Program Director: Jon R Henwood DO

Fax: (724) 983-7930

Email: shermanpj@upmc.edu

Program Coordinator: Patricia J Sherman

Tel: (724) 983-7511

Email: shermanpj@upmc.edu

Website: https://www.upmc.com/locations/hospitals/horizon/careers/gme/residency/general-surgery

Program type: Community based university affiliated

USMLE scores: No minimum scores, but all scores must be passing

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: Not specified

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline: Not specified

Positions Available: 2 Categorical; No Preliminary Positions

VISA: J1 visa sponsored

% IMGs: Non-US IMGs: 50%, US-IMGs - 0

7. UPMC MEDICAL EDUCATION (HARRISBURG) COMMUNITY PROGRAM

Program Director: Luciano A DiMarco DO

Email: dimarcola@upmc.edu

Program Coordinator: Ashley Gunnet

Tel: (717) 657-7484

Email: gunnetar@upmc.edu

Link: https://www.upmc.com/campaigns/southcentral-pa/careers/gme/residencies/general-surgery

Program type: Community based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>220; Step> 220 (First attempt for both)

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: one year required (does not include research)

YSG: 5 years

Application deadline: Not specified

Positions Available: 3 Categorical; No Preliminary Positions

VISA: No visa sponsorship

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0.05%; US IMG=47%

8.UPMC MEDICAL EDUCATION (HARRISBURG) PROGRAM

Program Director: Harold C Yang MD, PhD

Email: yanghc@upmc.edu

Program Coordinator: Jo A Ross

Tel: (717) 231-8755

Email: rossj14@upmc.edu

Link: https://www.upmc.com/campaigns/southcentral-pa/careers/gme/residencies/general-surgery

Program type: Community-based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>220; Step> 220 (First attempt for both)

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: one year required

YSG: 5 years

Application deadline: Not specified

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; 1 Preliminary

VISA: No visa sponsorship

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0%; US IMG=65%

9. CONEMAUGH MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Shawna L Morrissey DO

Email:smorriss@conemaugh.org

Program Coordinator: Nori Lamberson

Tel: (814) 534-1660

Email: llambers@conemaugh.org

Link: https://www.conemaugh.org

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1> 230; Step 2>230 (first attempt)

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE:No prior U.S. experience is required, preferred if year since graduation (YSG) > 1 year

YSG: 4 Years

Application deadline:12/31/2022

Positions Available: 3 Categorical; 2 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=0%; US IMG=53%

10. ALBERT EINSTEIN HEALTHCARE NETWORK PROGRAM

Program Director: Amit R T Joshi MD

Tel: (215) 456-6930

Email: joshiam@einstein.edu

Program Coordinator: Karlie Wagner MBA

Tel: (215) 456-3443

Email: wagnerka@einstein.edu

Link: http://www.einstein.edu/education/surgery-general/

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1> 220; Step 2 required (first attempt)

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE:not required

YSG: <3 years

Application deadline: November 30

Positions Available: 3 Categorical; 4 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=17%; US IMG=21%

11. SIDNEY KIMMEL MEDICAL COLLEGE AT THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY/ TJUH PROGRAM

Program Director: Karen A Chojnacki MD

Email:karen.chojnacki@jefferson.edu

Program Coordinator: Donna Guinto

Tel: (215) 955-6864

Email:donna.guinto@jefferson.edu

Link: http://www.jeffersonhospital.org/surgery

Program type: University based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>230; Step 2>230 (first attempt pass required)

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

YSG: 1 year

Application deadline: October 15

Positions Available: 7 Categorical; 2 Preliminary

VISA: J-1, H-1B, F-1 Visa sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non - US IMG=5%; US IMG=0%

12. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH SYSTEM PROGRAM

Program Director: Cary B Aarons MD

Email: andrea.brumbach@uphs.upenn.edu

Program Coordinator: Andrea Brumbach

Email: andrea.brumbach@uphs.upenn.edu

Link: http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/surgery/

Program type: University based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>210; Step 2 not required

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: Not specified

YSG:Not specified

Application deadline:October 29

Positions Available: 7 Categorical; 8 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

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

13. ALLEGHENY HEALTH NETWORK MEDICAL EDUCATION CONSORTIUM(AGH) PROGRAM

Program Director: Alan Murdock MD

Tel: (412) 359-6466

Email: generalsurgeryresidency@ahn.org

Program Coordinator: Melody Hahn

Tel: (412) 359-6907

Email: generalsurgeryresidency@ahn.org

Link: https://www.ahn.org/education/residencies/general-surgery

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>220; Step 2>240 (first attempt pass required)

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: Not specified

YSG:Not specified

Application deadline:December 1

Positions Available: 6 Categorical; 8-10 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=9%; US IMG=9%

14. UPMC MEDICAL EDUCATION (MERCY) PROGRAM

Program Director: Kurt R Stahlfeld MD

Tel: (412) 232-8097

Email: stahlfeldk@upmc.edu

Program Coordinator: Danielle L McKeever MS

Tel: (412) 232-5528

Email: mckeeverdl2@upmc.edu

Link: http://www.upmc.com/locations/hospitals/mercy/education/gme/surgery

Program type: Community based, university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1> 220; Step 2>220 (first attempt pass required)

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3 letters

YSG: < 5years

Application deadline: Not specified

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; 5 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

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

15. UPMC MEDICAL EDUCATION (PITTSBURGH) PROGRAM

Program Director: Kenneth K W Lee MD

Email: surgeryresidency@upmc.edu

Program Coordinator: Maggie Mrozinski

Tel: (412) 647-3389

Email:surgeryresidency@upmc.edu

Link: http://www.surgery.pitt.edu

Program type: University-based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1 and Step 2 required, English qualification exam should be current and valid

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: not required

LOR: 3 letters

YSG: No cut-off

Application deadline: October 21

Positions Available: 7 Categorical; 4 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=4%; US IMG=2%

16. ROBERT PACKER HOSPITAL/ GUTHRIE PROGRAM

Program Director: Burt Cagir MD

Email: burt.cagir@guthrie.org

Program Coordinator: Laura L Warner

Tel: (570) 887-3585

Email: laura.warner@guthrie.org

Link: http://www.guthriegsresidency.org

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>220; Step 2>220 (first attempt pass required)

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required

USCE: Strongly preferred

YSG: <3 years

Application deadline: 12/1/2022

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; 4 Preliminary

VISA: J-1, H-1B, F-1 Visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=22%; US IMG=22%

17. MAIN LINE HEALTH SYSTEM/ LANKENAU MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Rodney Durham MD

Email: durhamr@mlhs.org

Program Coordinator: Allison B Stein

Tel: (484) 476-2164

Email: steinal@mlhs.org

Link: http://www.mainlinehealth.org/gsresidency

Program type: Community-based university affiliated

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>235; Step 2>235 (first pass required)

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required

USCE: 6 months

YSG: <3 years

Application deadline: 11/1/2022

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; 1 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 Visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=10%; US IMG=5%

18. WELLSPAN HEALTH/ YORK HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program Director: Ebondo Mpinga MD

Email: empinga@wellspan.org

Program Coordinator: Danielle M Spencer BS

Tel: (717) 851-4362

Email: dspencer@wellspan.org

Link: https://www.wellspanmedicaleducation.org/residency-programs/general-surgery

Program type: Community-based

USMLE SCORES: Step 1>220; Step 2>210

ECFMG certification at the time of application: Required

USCE: Not required

LOR: At least 1 letter from the surgeon, letter from chair is optional.

YSG: 5 Years

Application deadline: December 1

Positions Available: 4 Categorical; 2 Preliminary

VISA: J-1 and H-1B Visa Sponsored

Percent IMGs: Non- US IMG=5%; US IMG=18%

PUERTO RICO(1)

1.UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Program Director: Viviana Negron-Gonzalez MD

E-mail: viviana.negron1@upr.edu

Program Coordinator:Rebecca González

Tel: (787) 765-5183

E-mail: rebecca.gonzalez4@upr.edu

Website link: https://md.rcm.upr.edu/surgery/

Program type: University based

USMLE scores: Step 1: Pass, Step 2CK: Pass

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: Not specified

LORs: 2 letters preferably from surgeons of Puerto Rico

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline: Not specified

No of positions: 5

VISA: J1

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

RHODE ISLAND(1)

1.BROWN UNIVERSITY PROGRAM:

Program director:David Harrington

Program Coordinator: Pamela Richardson

Phone: (401) 444-5180

Email:ashlie.haasrodriguez@lifespan.org

Website link: https://www.brown.edu/academics/medical/about/departments/surgery/residency-program

Program type: University-based

USMLE SCORES: Min Step 1: 225 or higher

USCE: Min 6 months

LOR'S: 3; One of the letters of recommendation is expected to be from the chairman of the Department of Surgery at your medical school

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

Application deadline: September 29

YSG: <5 yrs

No of positions: 7 Categorical, 8 Preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current Img's in the program: Non us img’s: 6 %, Us img’s: 2%

Benefits: Nil

SOUTH CAROLINA (2)

1. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

Program Director: Christian J Streck MD

E-mail: streck@musc.edu

Program Coordinator: Cynthia Talley

Tel: (843) 792-3851

E-mail: talleyc@musc.edu

Website link:https://medicine.musc.edu/departments/surgery

Program type: University-based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not Specified

USCE: Not specified

LORs: 3

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline: Not specified

No of positions: Categorical - 6, Preliminary - 14

VISA: J1

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

2. HCA HEALTHCARE/MERCER UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE/GRAND STRAND MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program Director: Christoph R Kaufmann MD

Program Coordinator: Kathryn Kearney

Tel: (843) 692-1595

E-mail: kathryn.kearney@hcahealthcare.com

Website link: https://mygrandstrandhealth.com/physicians/graduate-medical-education/surgery/

Program type: Community-based university-affiliated

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 - 210, Min. Step 2 Ck - 230

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

LORs: 3

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline: Not specified

No of positions: Categorical - 3 (PGY1-5), Preliminary - 4

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 6%, US-IMGs - 0

TENNESSEE (5)

1. UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE-CHATTANOOGA

Program director: W Heath Giles MD

E-mail: wesley.giles@erlanger.org

Program Coordinator: Cindy S Rudolph MS

Tel: (423) 778-7695

E-mail: cindy.rudolph@erlanger.org