Apr 7, 2018

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  • I am IMG and applying for psych and neurology residency, this year. Passed Step 1(~220) and Step 2 CK(~235). Failed CS in my first attempt. attempted again and the results won't be out till Oct, 8th. here are my options: 1. Wait till my CS results arrive and then apply. 2. Apply today but not release the USMLE transcript. Release it when I get the passing (hopefully) CS result and notify the programs 3. Apply today and release the USMLE transcript. When I get the passing (hopefully) CS result, notify the programs. Which option will yield me a better chance to get interviews? Thank you for your feedback
  • This is a list of programs that are IMG friendly. The list might change every year so make sure you do research yourself. This is just to help you! 1. Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Seton Hall School of Health and Medical Science (Elizabeth - NJ) 2. Rochester General Hospital (Rochester -NY) 3. Unity Hospital of Rochester (Rochester -NY) 4. Sarasota Memorial Hospital (Sarasota - FL) 5. Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center (Johnstown - PA) 6. William Beaumont Royal Oak 7. John H.Stroger Cook County 8. Saint john medical center 9. Harbor medical center 10. Crozer Chester hospital 11. University of Toledo (Toleda-OH) 12. University of South Dakota ( Sioux Falls -SD) 13. Albany Medical Center (Albany - NY) 14. Presence Saint Francis (Chicago - IL) 15. Lincolin Medical Center ( ??-NY) 16. Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center ( Bronx-NY) 17. Oak Hill hospital 18. UPMC Mckeesport 19. Howard University ( Washignton-DC) 20. Detroit medical center 21. Wayne state University 22. Fairview hospital ( Cleveland-OH) 23. Seton Hall St Francis at trenton 24. SUNY down state (Brooklyn- NY) 25. University of missoury kansas city 26. Union memorial at Baltimore 27. Michigan state University East Lansing 28. Atlantic regional centre at Atlantic city (Atlantic City- NJ) 29. St. Luke roselvet, New York 30. Saint Joseph Medical Center New Jersy ( NJ) 31. Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center ( Cleveland -OH) 32. Saint Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, Connecticut. 33. McLaren, Flint, Michigan. (Flint - MI) 34. Steward Carney Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. 35. Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, Florida. 36. Mount Sinai, New York 37. St. Luke roselvet, New York 38. St. Elizabeth NEOMED (Youngstown) 39. Western Michingan University 40. Atlantic Health Morris town NJ 41. Mount Sinai Queens hospital 42. Naples Community Health Care System (Naples - FL) 43. Metropolitan Hospital (New York City - NY) 44. trihealth (good samaritan hospital) Ohio 45. Brookdale University Hospital NY 46. Grand Strand Regional Medical Center Program 47. Presence St. Joseph Hospital (Chicago, IL) 48. University of Central Florida HCA Consortium/ North Florida Regional MC (Gainesville, Fl) 49. Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein COM Wakefield Campus (Bronx, NY) 50. Allegheny General Hospital (PA) 51. Baystate Medical Center (MA) 52. JFK Medical Center (FL) 53. Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island (RI) 54. Monmouth Medical Center (NJ) 55. Mount Sinai Medical Center (FL) 56. St. Elizabeth Medical Center (MA) 57. St. Barnabas Medical Center (NY) 58. SUNY Upstate (NY) 59. UAB at Montgomery ( AL) 60. Colliseum Medical Centers - Macon ( GA) 61. White River Health - Batesville ( AR ) 62. Harlem Hospital - NYC ( NY ) 63. Colesium Medical center, GA. 64. Charleston area medical center, WV. 65. Monmouth Medical Center, NJ. 66. Pinnacle health IM program, PA. 67. Case western university, 68. Metrohealth hospital, 69. Morehouse school of medicine, GA.
  • No! Not all programs have time to do so! Some of them are actually good at that and they will be sending you an email once your are out of their selection criteria.