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General Surgery IMG Friendly Programs! Part 5

-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


VIRGINIA(5)

1. UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER PROGRAM

Program director: Charles M Friel MD

Tel: (434) 924-9307

E-mail: cmf2x@virginia.edu

Program Coordinator: Kristen Dudley

E-mail: kdd3k@virginia.edu

Website link:https://surgery.virginia.edu/

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 - 210, Min. Step 2 CK - Not required at the time of application

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

LORs: Minimum 2 letters

YSG: Not specified

Application Deadline: October 31

No of positions: Categorical - 5, Preliminary - 10

VISA: J1

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

2. INOVA FAIRFAX MEDICAL CAMPUS/INOVA FAIRFAX HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN PROGRAM

Program director: Jonathan M Dort MD

E-mail: jonathan.dort@inova.org

Program Coordinator: Diann C Carreker

Tel: (703) 776-2337

E-mail: diann.carreker@inova.org

Website link: https://www.inova.org/education/gme/surgery-residency-program

Program type: Community-based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: Required

LORs: 3

YSG: < 5 years

Application deadline: January 31

No of positions: Categorical - 7, Preliminary - 0

VISA: J1, H1 B

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

3. EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL PROGRAM

Program director: Rebecca C Britt MD

E-mail: brittrc@evms.edu

Program Coordinator: Molly A Brittain MEd

Tel: (757) 446-8950

E-mail: brittama@evms.edu

Website link: https://www.evms.edu/education/schools_institutes_centers_departments/surgery/residencies/surgery_residency/

Program type: Community based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 - 230, Min. Step 2 CK - 235

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: Required

LORs: 3

YSG: Not specified

Application Deadline: November 30

No of positions: Categorical - 5

VISA: J1

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

4. VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM PROGRAM

Program director: Rahul J Anand MD

E-mail: rahul.anand@vcuhealth.org

Program Coordinator: Evan Ward

Tel: (804) 628-9789

E-mail: evan.ward@vcuhealth.org

Website link: https://surgery.vcu.edu/education/residencies/general-surgery-residency/

Program type: University based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not required

USCE: 3 months

LORs: 3

YSG: 4 years

Application deadline: October 21

No of positions: Categorical - 6, Preliminary - 7

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-Us IMGs - 5%, US IMGs - 7%

5. CARILION CLINIC-VIRGINIA TECH CARILION SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director: Charles J Paget MD

Tel: (540) 224-5170

E-mail: cjpaget@carilionclinic.org

Program Coordinator: Caroline E Johnson MHA

Tel: (540) 981-7441

E-mail: cejohnson3@carilionclinic.org

Website link:https://www.carilionclinic.org/gme/general-surgery-residency#about

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 - 220, Min. Step 2 - 240

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

LORs: 3

YSG: Not specified

Application deadline: September 28

No of positions: Categorical - 5, Preliminary - 4

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: US IMGs - 11%, Non- US IMGs - 0

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (3)

1. HOWARD UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program director:Lori L Wilson MD

Tel: (202) 865-1446

E-mail: lori.wilson@howard.edu

Program Coordinator: Stephanie Douglas

Tel: (202) 865-1642

E-mail: stdouglas@huhosp.org

Website link: http://medicine.howard.edu/education/graduate-medical-education-gme/residency/surgery

Program type: University-based

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

ECFMG certification: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 5 categorical, 4 preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 34%, US-IMGs - 3%

2. MEDSTAR HEALTH/GEORGETOWN-WASHINGTON HOSPITAL PROGRAM

Program director:Patrick G Jackson MD

Tel: (202) 444-4954

mguhsurgicaleducation@gunet.georgetown.edu

Program Coordinator: Cara Molinari

mguhsurgicaleducation@gunet.georgetown.edu

Website link: https://www.medstarhealth.org/education/residency-programs/general-surgery-washington-dc

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: 220 in Step 1, 210 in Step 2 CK

ECFMG certification: Not specified

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 10 categorical, preliminary positions offered - number not specified

VISA: J1

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

3. GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program director: Khashayar Vaziri MD

E-mail: kvaziri@mfa.gwu.edu

Program Coordinator: Robert Pakan

Tel: (202) 741-3157

E-mail: rpakan@mfa.gwu.edu

Website link: https://surgery.smhs.gwu.edu/

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: >230 in Step 1,Step 2 CK not required at the time of application

ECFMG certification: Not required at the time of application

USCE: Not specified

LOR: 3

YSG: Not specified

No of positions: 5 categorical

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 12%, US-IMGs - 4%

WEST VIRGINIA (2)

1. MARSHALL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PROGRAM

Program director:David A Denning MD

Tel: (304) 691-1282

E-mail: surgresidency@marshall.edu

Program Coordinator: Donna Webb

E-mail: surgresidency@marshall.edu

Website link: https://jcesom.marshall.edu/residents-fellows/programs/surgery/general-information/

Program type: Community-based University affiliated

USMLE scores: >225 in Step 1 and Step 2 Ck, 1 attempt accepted, but must-up exam >220

ECFMG certification: Required

USCE: 6 months

LOR: 3at least two letters must be from a surgery chairman/surgery program director or faculty at a teaching institution

YSG: 2 years

No of positions: 4 categorical, 3 preliminary

VISA: J1

No of current IMGs in the program: Non-US IMGs - 25%, US-IMGs - 29%

2. WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Program director:David Borgstrom MD, MBA

E-mail: dcborgstrom@hsc.wvu.edu

Program Coordinator:Linda S Shaffer EdD

Tel: (304) 293-1254

E-mail: lishaffer@hsc.wvu.edu

Website link: https://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/surgery/residents/general-surgery/

Program type: University based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

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

LORs: 3

YSG: < 2 years

Application deadline: November 1

No of positions: Categorical - 5, Preliminary - 4

VISA: J1

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

WISCONSIN (3)

1.GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN MEDICAL FOUNDATION PROGRAM

Program Director: Benjamin T Jarman MD

Program Coordinator: Trudy D Johnson BS

Tel: (608) 775-2431

E-mail: tdjohnso@gundersenhealth.org

Website link: https://www.gundersenhealth.org/medical-education/residency-fellowship/residency-programs/general-surgery/

Program type: Community based

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

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: 1 year

LORs: 3 letters from US physicians

YSG: < 2 years

Application deadline: November 29

No of positions: Categorical - 4

VISA: J1, H1 B, F1 (OPT 1st year)

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

2. UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN HOSPITALS AND CLINICS PROGRAM

Program director: Ann P O'Rourke MD, MPH

Tel: (608) 262-6246

E-mail: orourke@surgery.wisc.edu

Program Coordinator: Angie Badura

Tel: (608) 263-1377

E-mail: badura@surgery.wisc.edu

Website link: https://www.surgery.wisc.edu/education-training/residencies/general-surgery-residency/

Program type: University-based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 - 235, Min. Step 2 - Not required at the time of application

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: -

USCE: Not specified

LORs: 3

YSG: Not specified

Application Deadline: November 1

No of positions: Categorical - 6

VISA: J1

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

3. MARSHFIELD CLINIC

Program director: Alfonso Velasco MD

E-mail: velasco.alfonso@marshfieldclinic.org

Program Coordinator: Beth Gruber

Tel: (715) 387-9222

E-mail: gruber.elizabeth.m@marshfieldclinic.org

Website link: https://www.marshfieldclinic.org/education/residents-and-fellows/general-surgery

Program type: Community-based

USMLE scores: Min. Step 1 - Pass, first attempt, Min. Step 2 - 220

Requires ECFMG certification by the time of application: Required

USCE: Not specified

LORs: 3

YSG: < 3 years

Application deadline: November 1

No of positions: Categorical - 3

VISA: J1, H1 B

No of current IMGs in the program: US-IMGs - 40%, Non-US IMGs - 13%

List Compiled by:

Manju Ramakrishnan

Shivani Mehta

Ugwu Onyinyechukwu Zita

Rachana

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