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Week-Long Summit for IMGs & FMGs: June 28th – July 2nd, 2021
Med School Tutors by Med School Tutors on Jun 22, 2021 in USMLE, IMG, FMG

Matching into a U.S. residency has always had its unique set of hurdles for international medical graduates. But throw a pandemic and the USMLE Step 1 2022 pass/fail change into the mix, and the whole process can feel even more challenging than before.

Good news: We created a week-long summit for IMGs and FMGs to address the most urgent questions we've been getting on this front, including:

What You Really Need to Know About Being an International Medical Graduate

I am a proud graduate of St. George’s University, a medical school located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Grenada. My experience living in this tropical island paradise for two years was completely life-changing and it will always be a time in my life that I look back on fondly over the years.

However, prior to my acceptance to an international medical school, I was quite apprehensive about attending after reading all of the “horror stories” posted in online medical student forums. There are quite a few nasty things said about students who choose to go abroad for medical school, and it seems that this stigma alone is enough to keep many students from even considering an application.

As someone who has actually been through an international med school program (as opposed to many of the online naysayers who are simply repeating rumors), I am here to answer some commonly asked questions and dispel a few myths about IMGs so that we can all be as informed as possible!

How to Navigate COVID-19 as an International Medical Graduate
Shelby Wood, MD, MPH by Shelby Wood, MD, MPH on Sep 23, 2020 in USMLE, Pandemic, IMG

Medical students have faced innumerable challenges since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, and international medical students (IMGs) have been greatly affected due to the unique circumstances of our journey to and through medical school.

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