Eligibility Requirements

FMG Externship




This program is available to Foreign Medical Graduates from around the world. In the application process, the following eligibility documents must be submitted to the PSPC Research and Education Department:

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  • Graduation from an accredited Medical School.
  • ECFMG Certificate.
  • USMLE Transcript. Steps 1, 2 CK, and CS are required. Applications lacking USMLE transcripts will be considered incomplete and will not be processed. 
  • Copy of Medical School Diploma
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Recommendation. Minimum of two.
  • Proof of Legal US Status (Green Card / Citizenship)
  • FMG must provide proof of a legal and valid stay in the USA visa before acceptance into the program. i.e. A copy of the following documents:
  • I-94 (the document that is granted by USCIS upon admission to the USA and must be valid for the entire duration of the Externship)
  • Valid Passport
  • On acceptance FMG  must be able to provide Health screening with documentation of immunization status (PPD within the last year; MMR, Varicella, and Hepatitis B antibody must be valid within 10 years)




  • Applicants must fill out the Externship Application Form:
  • Download the Application form
  • Download the Externship Guideline
  • On the application, indicate your preferred period of Externship and dates.
  • 8-week Externship program starts 1st of each month.  Applicants are selected depending on the strength of their applications. $2,000 fee must be paid one month prior to start of externship.