ERAS Support Services for International Medical Schools

ERAS Support Services Overview ECFMG Medical School Web Portal (EMSWP) Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

ECFMG Resources


ECFMG Certificate Holders Office

The ECFMG Certificate Holders Office (ECHO) provides free resources to ECFMG-certified physicians, and those nearing certification, as they plan their careers.


ECFMG Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program

ECFMG is designated by the U.S. Department of State (DOS) to sponsor foreign national physicians as Exchange Visitors in accredited programs of graduate medical education or training or advanced research programs (involving primarily observation, consultation, teaching, or research). The Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program Reference Guide provides a comprehensive overview of ECFMG J-1 sponsorship of foreign national physicians.


Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®) Resources

FAIMER is a nonprofit foundation established by ECFMG in 2000. In partnership with ECFMG, FAIMER promotes excellence in international health professions education through programmatic and research activities. FAIMER maintains a number of data resources on international medical schools and international medical education, including:


*The World Directory is developed through a partnership between FAIMER and the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).


Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Resources

Roadmap to Residency

Recommendations for Revising the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Resources

The Main Residency Match Data and Reports web page offers reports and meaningful data that provide information about outcomes of the Match, trends, and factors associated with interview selection and ranking. These publications can help applicants make informed decisions about the application process. They are also an excellent resource for medical school career counselors.

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