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this is my reserach for fp
. hope it helps
Alabama
• Baptist Outreach Services (Montgomery) Program 8 positions interviews conducted 24 no visa
• Carraway Methodist Medical Center Program 4 positions 40 interviews 6 months usce and have visa beforehand no use
*Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center Program – no visa
• *Medical Center East Program Identifier: 120-01-31-020 Foreign medical school graduates are asked to provide documentation of any clinical experience in a United States medical setting 5 positions only
(3 - 6 months of clinical training in U.S. preferred). Requests for VISA sponsorship (H-1, J-1) are considered on an individual basis.
University of Alabama Medical Center (Huntsville) Program fpres@uasomh.uab.edu have img”s have e mailed gives h1 and j1 but prefer 1 year usce maybe can try . not very encouraging 12 seats 48 ivs . The first FMG in the program is graduating this year (2004), and there are 4 FMGs in the PGY2 class, and 3 in the PGY1 class. 5 imgs in the 2007 match. Comm.
University of south Alabama- mostly amg”s as residents. Could not contact, very dim chances
University of Alabama Medical Center (Selma Dallas County) Program h1, j1 very encouraging even accepts paper application after match. U.S. clinical experience preferred . lots of imgs
Tuscaloosa College of Community Health Science Program : no visa


Arizona
• Scottsdale Healthcare-Osborn Program – all amg”s residents no info on visa 8 positions 60 interviews
• St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Program kimberly.silva@chw.edu have e mailed on 21/06/06 8 positions 50 interviews. have found a foothold in our program. We tend to take 1-2 a year from schools we have a history with. These students are usually Americans who attended Carribean schools and did 5th pathway work . no visa acc to scutwork. 8 pos 50 ivs .
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Program j1 and very discouraging no use
Phoenix Baptist Hospital and Medical Center Program : sbriggs@abrazohealth.com have e mailed not much info on site 7 pos 62 ivs . residenst look to have usce
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (Arizona) Program j1 top program very dim chances
University of Arizona Program all amg”s

Arkansas
• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AHEC (Fort Smith) Program CSmith@ahecfs.uams.edu have e mailed 8 pos 20 ivs . There are quite a few foreign medical graduates at this program, but I have worked with a lot of them, and they are fantastic! A lot of them have done residencies in other countries before coming here.
• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AHEC (Northeast) Program robin@ahecne.uams.edu 6 pos 25 ivs
• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AHEC (Northwest) Program jhuddleston@ahecnw.uams.edu or ksmith@ahecnw.uams.edu. Mostly amg”s 9 pos 24 ivs
• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AHEC (Pine Bluff) Program sover@ahecpb.uams.edu no visa
• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AHEC (South Arkansas) Program apagan@ahecsa.uams.edu
• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AHEC (Southwest) Program mayorusselle@uams.edu
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Program An applicant must have graduated from medical school within the last 4 years or have been in the practice of medicine within the last 3 years or have completed an observership of 3 to 6 months duration during the preceding 6 to 12 months. johnsonmina@uams.edu http://familymedicine.uams.edu/applicants.asp

California - no use of applying in this state
• Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Program
• Kaiser Permanente Southern California (Anaheim) Program
• Kaiser Permanente Southern California (Fontana) Program
• Kaiser Permanente Southern California (Los Angeles) Program
• Kaiser Permanente Southern California (Riverside) Program
• Kaiser Permanente Southern California (Woodland Hills) Program
• Kern Medical Center Program
• Loma Linda University Medical Center Program
• Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Program
• San Joaquin General Hospital Program
• Scripps Memorial Hospital (Chula Vista) Program
• Sutter Health Program
• University of California (San Francisco)/Fresno Program
• University of California (San Francisco)/Santa Rosa Program

Colorado – state dislikes img”s
• St Mary's Hospital and Medical Center Program – no visa
Exempla St Joseph Hospital Program- all amg residents
St. Anthony Hospitals does not sponsor any visas
University of Colorado (HealthONE Rose Medical Center) Program- all amg”s no visa
University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program alice.skram@uchsc.edu e mailed – wants 1 year usce j1 visa
Fort Collins Family Medicine Program- no use wants 2 years residency experience in usa
North Colorado Medical Center Program- no use same req as above
North Colorado Medical Center Rural Program- no use as above
University of Colorado (Columbia Swedish Medical Center) Program- very discouraging dosn”t apply
Southern Colorado Family Medicine Program- no use, didn”t explore

Connecticut
• Middlesex Hospital Program - Annette_Shea@midhosp.org have e mailed img”s in the program no visa
• University of Connecticut Program - wwiggles@stfranciscare.org j1 only and looks for usce

Stamford Hospital/Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Program JConnelly@stamhealth.org- We require passage of USMLE 1 and 2 on the first attempt OR 1 year of formal residency training or medical school rotations (does not include externships, observerships, research, or fellowships) in the United States for all candidates who have graduated from non-English language based medical schools before we can consider someone for a first year residency position. This is in addition to ECFMG certification.
We have no specific guidelines about medical school graduation date.
We have sponsored H-1 and J-1 visas, but visa issues are handled on an individual basis after the formal interview and application process have taken place.


Delaware
• St Francis Hospital Program - iosullivan@che-east.org.(f) have e mailed - IOSullivan@che-east.org, TDowling@che-east.org Ita O'Sullivan-(302) 575-8041 h1 acc to fmg America no usce req e mailed again on 10th aug
Christiana Care Health Services Program familymed.residency@christianacare.org e mailed 1 year usce and j1 acc to fmg America Holly L Westergard-302) 477-3320

District of Columbia
• Howard University Program - atgordon@huhosp.org have e mailed no online site – looks o.k didn”t mention visa will have to check again US medical school training - undergraduate or graduate degree, or significant clinical experience, with written evaluation, in the United States or Canada. Howard University Hospital sponsors J1 and H1B Visas. . us clinical ext preferred acc to fmg America US medical school training - undergraduate or graduate degree, or significant clinical experience, with written evaluation, in the United States or Canada.
Providence Hospital/Georgetown University Hospital Program wallacab@georgetown.edu have e mailed site could not be opened- http://fammed.georgetown.edu/fmres/index.html. 7 pos 85 ivs . no usce h1 and 3 lor from fp physicians acc to fmg America. April B Wallace, MPA-Tel: (301) 699-7707 Ext: 190 all amg www.georgetownuniversityhos...org/body_alt.cfm?id=555783

Florida
• Florida Hospital Program jeannie.lee@flhosp.org mostly amg”s however 2 img”s from India. About 20% are foreign medical graduates . no visa and us clinical externship preferred acc to fmg america. All International Medical Graduates are required to have an ECFMG certificate with one year of US training post graduation in an LCME, ACGME, or AOA accredited program. We do sponsor visas
• Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System Program h1b j1 looks good to apply have some img”s 8 res each year 2 imgs in pgy 2. prefers 2 year us exp acc to fmg America apply only if not applying in peds or med 9 out of 28 res are fmgs acc to fmg america
• Tallahassee Family Medicine Program Phone: (850) 644-7029
Fax: (850) 645-2859 There is a very high percentage of IMG's in the program . no visa acc to fmg America. employment (not just observerships) in a clinically-relevant position in the US or very similar system
3 strong letters of recommendation from physicians currently active in the US in the practice of medicine, or the teaching of clinical medicine

University of South Florida (Morton Plant Mease Health Care) Program no use
Halifax Medical Center Program no use
univ of florida - residency@chfm.ufl.edu has 2 pakis but both had some us or u.k experience. Don”t know abt visas No experience necessary, no
graduation date requirement, no minimum score, sponsor J1 visa.
www.chfm.ufl.edu/residency/

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (Jacksonville) Program mgsm.jack.fl.familymed@mayo.edu have to ask johnson.natalie2@mayo.edu 6 pos 37 ivs
St Vincent's Medical Center Program –no visa
University of Florida Health Science Center/Jacksonville Program- have closed most probably didn”t do 2006 match
Could not explore bayfront program

Georgia
• Atlanta Medical Center Program -tammy.hamm@tenethealth.com have e mailed j1 visa acc to fmg America 6 pos 50 ivs
• Emory University Program requires us experience gives h1 and j1 8 pos 60 ivs
• Floyd Medical Center Program contactus@floyd.org e mailed or kkean@floyd.org About 50% of our residents are foreign medical grads, most of which are U.S. born . 7 pos 50 ivs , j1
• The Medical Center Program ( Columbus) john.bucholtz@crhs.net e mailed 12 pos 46 ivs
Medical College of Georgia Program- residency@mail.mcg.edu 8 pos 31 ivs j1 and 1 year usce acc to fmg america
Medical College of Georgia/Satilla Regional Medical Center Program- brendao@satilla.org. e mailed 2 pos ivs 2
Mercer University School of Medicine (Savannah) Program-warmajo1@memorialhealth.com have e mailed 6 pos 40 ivs has some imgs no visa acc to fmg america
Morehouse School of Medicine Program- fomole@msm.edu have e mailed 6 months usce
Mercer University School of Medicine Program- 1 year usce

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Program- no visa


Illinois
• Advocate Christ Medical Center Program – no visa
• Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Program – no h1b 8 pos 80 ivs no visa acc to fmg America Mukesh Kapoor is here
• Carle Foundation Hospital Program – no visa
• Jackson Park Hospital Program jphfp@yahoo.com no visa binita is here
• Loyola University/Cook County Hospital Program lmontanez@provcc.org has img”s but visa? Have e mailed. 12 pos 120 ivs j1 people speaking Spanish preferred acc to fmg America
• McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University (Evanston) Program rsommers@enh.org has img”s have e mailed for visa no visa

• Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center of Chicago Program http://www.sinai.org/education/dfp_application.asp shantareynolds@sbcglobal.net have e mailed. I think accepts non eras application. No info on visa. 6 pos

• Resurrection Medical Center Program - JKenny@reshealthcare.org e mailed - no visa
• Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (St Elizabeth's Hospital) Program stefprp@reshealthcare.org have e mailed could not open site has img”s . Elida Gonzalez at 312-633-5842 if you have any questions concerning the program. The program is entirely FMG's including much of the faculty, the relationship between the residents seemed to be the best thing about the program, however that depends on each individual class . VISA? 6 pos e mailed again on 10th aug. Permanent Visa, we do not sponsor
• Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (St Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center) Program aopenlander@reshealthcare.org no visa
• Southern Illinois University (Carbondale) Program 1 year usce and possession of current permanent visa
• Southern Illinois University (Decatur) Program requires 6 months usce
• Southern Illinois University (Quincy) Program mepley@siumed.edu all amg”s 1 year usce j1 only
• Southern Illinois University Program j1 visa. Those applicants that have graduated more than three years ago are required to have one year of clinical experience within the United States. All residenst have significant usce
• St Joseph Hospital/Northwestern University Program h1 6 pos 84 ivs . In addition, all foreign medical graduates who require an H-1 visa must submit verification of passing Step III by February 1, 2006. If this is not possible, then you need to agree to accept a J-1 visa if you wish to be considered for ranking in the NRMP.
• Swedish Covenant Hospital Program meded@schosp.org no info on site 6 pos 165 ivs no visa
• University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford Program fprockford@uic.edu has img”s or farionw@uic.edu 9 pos 80 ivs h1 acc to fmg America Farion R Williams, MD- 815) 972-1037
University of Illinois College of Medicine (Rockford) Rural Program dixonrtt@ksbhospital.com e mail from Rick, Melanie both h1 and j1 2 pos 35 ivs all imgs
• West Suburban Medical Center Program no visa
Rush univ- 4 spots only no chance
St Louis University School of Medicine (Belleville) Program all amg”s
MacNeal Memorial Hospital Program- all amg”s
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Program no visa
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago/Advocate Illinois Masonic Med Ctr Program-no visa
Hinsdale Family Medicine Program- connie.garrison@ahss.org 9 pos 45 ivs Last year we matched all 9 intern spots, and all of us who matched had ranked Hinsdale #1. We have very few FMG's, 2 in the intern class. We do not sponsor visas
Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital Program-joan.tichacek@ahss.org no visa
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria Program- residencyprogram@mmci.org j1 only has 7 img”s no usce 10 pos 50 ivs
Indiana
• Indiana University School of Medicine Program – j1 10 pos 32 ivs 70% are imgs no usce acc to fmg america
• Memorial Hospital of South Bend Program familymedicine@memorialresidency.com 8 pos 46 ivs amg dominated 1 nigerian with plenty of experience no visa cc to fmg America
• St Vincent Hospital and Health Care Center Program krwatkin@stvincent.org looks like all amg”s j1 1 year usce no use
• Union Hospital Program -fppld@uhhg.org have e mailed 6 pos 29 ivs h1 but 1 year usce acc to fmg America
St Francis Hospital and Health Centers Program Nancy.Miller@ssfhs.org has img”s no visa
Deaconess Hospital Program- all amg”s wait for e mail residents@deaconess.com 6 pos 20 ivs
St Mary's Medical Center Program- dmoehlen@stmarys.org There is a high percentage of foreign grads in the program, most of whom are US citizens or permanent residents . program closed acc to fmg america
Fort Wayne Medical Education Program- niccum@fwmep.edu no visa
Methodist Hospitals Program-alwilliams@methodisthospitals.org no more info
Community Hospitals of Indianapolis Program- swagner@ecommunity.com no visa
Ball Memorial Hospital Program-dstephens@chsmail.org looks like all amg”s
St Joseph's Regional Medical Center (South Bend) Program- no visa

Iowa
• Broadlawns Medical Center Program j1 only plus they have some vague usce requirement- 1 year res req
• Mercy Medical Center (Mason City) Program welliks@mercyhealth.com 1 img as 1st year h1 acc to fmg America no usce req . Graduate from an accredited medical school within the last two years and/or have had direct patient care responsibilities in the capacity of a physician within the last two years . 6 pos 30 ivs but all residenst are amg”s mainly do”s
Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation Program- looks like all amg hospital crmef@crstlukes.com
Genesis Medical Education Foundation Program-no visa
Central Iowa Health System (Iowa Lutheran Hospital) Program-familypractice@ihs.org 8 pos 35 ivs. Must have recent training
1. Completed medical school training within the past one year OR
2. Been in training in an accredited internship or residency program within the past one year

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (Des Moines) Program-http://www.mercymayo.org/ , lallen@mercydesmoines.org 8 pos 42 ivs Green card preferred; outstanding candidates with visa eligibility will be considered . Three months of U.S. observership/externship within the past calendar year with a letter of recommendation from that preceptor is required.
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program- has img”s but prefers usce a lot ( 1 year pg training) fp-residency@uiowa.edu
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Rural (Pella) Program-have e mailed linda-hoover@uiowa.edu has h1 but prefer people with 1 year residency training no use
Siouxland Medical Education Foundation Program-ScfpLeonard@Cableone.net 6 pos 23 ivs all amg good site for ps
Northeast Iowa Medical Education Foundation Program-all amg”s 6 pos 28 ivs

Kentucky
• St Elizabeth Medical Center Program kward@stelizabeth.com 9 pos 57 ivs j1 acc to fmg America can get e mail from www.stelizabeth.com/semchw/...dll?page&file=fprresidents
• Trover Clinic Foundation Program rwood@trover.org famdoc@trover.org 6 positions interviews 17 have a few Indians but no info on visas
• University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Morehead) Rural Program mdrudy@st-claire.org Mary D Rudy, MA, RN-(606) 783-6455
• University of Kentucky College of Medicine Program jthoma2@email.uky.edu UK Lexington j1 and I year usce
• University of Louisville (Glasgow) Program rbwright@tjsamson.org j1 and 2 us lors acc to fmg America
• University of Louisville Program 12 months usce j1
University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Hazard) Program-pkeyes@email.uky.edu has img”s
J1 visa and at least 1 month usce


Louisiana ( Katrina affected state)
• East Jefferson General Hospital Program – no visa 1 year usce
• Louisiana State University (Kenner) Program sgilb2@lsuhsc.edu didn”t e mail site only tells abt Katrina damage and repair process
• Louisiana State University (Shreveport)/Monroe Program dmckee@lsuhsc.edu have e mailed has img”s j1 visa no usce needed
• Louisiana State University (Shreveport)/Rapides Regional Medical Center Program – only j1
• Louisiana State University Medical Center (Shreveport) Rural Program http://lib-sh.lsumc.edu/fammed/default.html dhenry@lsuhsc.edu
Louisiana State University (Shreveport) Program http://lib-sh.lsumc.edu/fammed/default.html could not open site KHunte@lsuhsc.edu j1 visa only usce
Baton Rouge General Medical Center Program- no visa 1year usce
Louisiana State University (Lafayette) Program- has img”s lmire@lsuhsc.edu www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/fa...ily_medicine/lafayette.asp
Louisiana State University (Lake Charles) Program- lsumc@lcmh.com no FP program


Michigan
• Bon Secours Hospital Program sandi_sharpe@bshsi.com 1 year usce no visa
• Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center/Michigan State University Program j1 visa and usce
• Henry Ford Hospital Program ddehrin1@hfhs.org 8 pos more in favor of do”s
• Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies/Michigan State University Program lots of img”s ludwig@kcms.msu.edu h1 prefer people with 6 month to 1 year usce 75% are imgs 6 pos
• McLaren Regional Medical Center Program has img”s mfp@mclaren.org accepts j1 acc to fmg America 6 pos 38 ivs Stephanie M McCaslin, BA-(810) 733-9654
• MidMichigan Regional Medical Center Program fpresidency@midmichigan.org luella.rosencrants@midmichigan.org have e mailed both has img”s no visa
• Providence Hospital and Medical Centers Program j1 only and usce
• Sparrow Hospital/Michigan State University Program h1 b clinical experience preferred 80 in both steps lots of img”s 8 pos 55 ivs *Graduation from medical school 7/1/04 or later, or significant interim clinical experience demonstrated if graduated before 7/1/04 applied but think again

• St John Hospital and Medical Center Program kimberly.mahoney@stjohn.org 7 pos 80 ivs h1 acc to fmg America Steven E Minnick, MD-(313) 343-3875
• Synergy Medical Education Alliance Program jpruitt@synergymedical.org has img”s a lot no visa
• Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Program jcprice@med.wayne.edu cbartley@med.wayne.edu j1 visa only 8 pos 85 ivs
University of Michigan Program all amg”s ranked 6th in usa fammed-residency@med.umich.edu only j1 visa avg score of residents 225 no use applying also usce
Genesys Regional Medical Center Program- bkittle@genesys.org Beverly J Kittle-(810) 606-5981 Marquette General Hospital Program- residency@mgh.org 6 pos 17 ivs no visa acc to fmg am
North Oakland Medical Centers Program-h1b , j1 6 pos 65 ivs at least 3 months of usce or canada exp acc to fmg america fpr@nomc.org e mailed on 10th aug we require significant (at least 3-6 months), documented clinical experience in the United States or Canada as a medical student, resident, or practicing physician within the last two years. We do not offer observerships/externships.
Munson Medical Center Program- all amg”s dmaclellan@mhc.net no visa
William Beaumont Hospital Program- fm@beaumont.edu 6 positions 60 interviews h1 and j1 Although not required for interview, most successful applicants have had USMLE test scores of 80 or higher and have been active in clinical medicine in the US within the previous two years (medical school or residency). Even req ste p3 so apply
Oakwood Annapolis Hospital Program jablonsc@oakwood.org has img”s in pics 8 pos 80 ivs pos inc to 10 amgs mostly few from Russia and bulgaria

Minnesota
• Allina Hospitals & Clinics Program all amg”s Joy.Gray@allina.com e mailed 3 lor 1 from fp if grad more tan 5 year then 1 year usce acc to fmg America 6 pos 69 ivs
• University of Minnesota (Waseca-Mankato) Program wnowak@umphysicians.umn.edu only j1 1 year usce
University of Minnesota/Methodist Hospital Program all amg”s residency@parknicollet.com I yr usce j1
University of Minnesota/North Memorial Health Care Program j1 1 year usce
University of Minnesota/Fairview-University Medical Center Programj1 1 year usce
University of Minnesota/St John's Hospital Program j1 I year usce
University of Minnesota/HealthEast St Joseph's Hospital Programj1 1 year usce
Duluth Graduate Medical Education Council Program jlonetto@dfprp.org all amg”s didn”t mail
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (Rochester) Program younge.tammy@mayo.edu j1 visa rest req I meet 8 pos 55 ivs 10% fmg
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (St Cloud) Program no visa
Hennepin County Medical Center Program lots of img”s mindy.chatelle@co.hennepin.mn.us only j1 12 pos 38 ivs High percentage of foreign medical graduates; partly due to the fact that when some people visit the clinic, they see how busy it is . 6 months usce and 3 lor”s acc to fmg America but c the site again as could not view
HealthPartners Institute for Medical Education Program no visa and I year usce

Missouri
• Baptist-Lutheran Medical Center Program no visa 4 months usce
• St John's Mercy Medical Center Program looks like all amg pamatm@stlo.mercy.net have e mailed 6 pos 36 ivs Teresa Pamaong -314) 251-8950
• University of Missouri-Columbia Program h1 has img”s Overall low percentage of foreign medical grads. Ranked one of the top programs in the country. 12 pos 55 ivs . Three letters of recommendations from persons familiar with your clinical performance, at least one of these must be a family physician. You must have graduated during the last two years OR You must currently be working in a hands-on clinical setting (does not have to be in the United States). We will review H1’s on an individual basis. To be reviewed, we do require that you have taken AND passed Step 3 by February ranking. ranked one of the top three family medicine programs in the nation for the past 11 years.
University of Missouri at Kansas City Program program@umkc-familypractice.org all amg
Cox Medical Centers Program no visa
Forest Park Hospital Program cathy.jung@forestparkhosital.com james.price@forestparkhospital.com e mailed at both failed at first one


Nebraska
• Lincoln Medical Education Foundation Program MMyers@lmep.com has img”s in 2nd and 3rd year j1 and usce
• University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine Rural Program mhawver@unmc.edu We do not sponsor visas; however, will help you complete the paper work
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine Program smithrj@unmc.edu 16 pos 25 ivs Prefer minimum score of 200 on USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3 - first attempt
*Prefer some US clinical experience
*Prefer medical school graduation date is within the last 5 years
*Letter of recommendation required from a Family Medicine physician
*Must be licensable in the State of Nebraska
*All applications must be submitted through ERAS.
*Visa - prefer J1
*Urban Underserved Program requirement - must be fluent in Spanish


Clarkson Regional Health Service Program no visa
Creighton University Program h1 8 pos 39 ivs imgs are there


Nevada – no use applying in this state
• University of Nevada (Reno) Program 1 year usce
Las vega-

New Jersey
• Atlantic Health System (Mountainside) Program MFPA@ahsys.org 6 pos 70 ivs no visa acc to fmg America, 50% imgs acc to scutwork, all amg residents on site
• Atlantic Health System (Overlook) Program peggy.nadzan@ahsys.org has 2 indians as chief residents 6 pos 25 ivs About half the residents are FMGs (Israel, Carribean, Europe) and half MDs/Dos . no info on visa but on brochure there are Indian residents
• JFK Medical Center Program 1 year usce
• Somerset Medical Center Program fpresidency@somerset-healthcare.com amgs mostly no visa
• UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Capital Health System-Fuld Campus Program fprchs@chsnj.org no visa
• UMDNJ/St Mary Hospital Program lengland@fhsnj.org 8 pos 80 ivs no more info
• Underwood-Memorial Hospital Program kempd@umhospital.org 4 pos 40 ivs all amg
• West Jersey-Memorial Hospital at Virtua Program lots of img”s WJFPRES@virtua.org no visa
Mount Sinai School of Medicine/St Joseph's Program davidd@sjhmc.org no info on site better call 4 pos 54 ivs
Hunterdon Medical Center Program bohler.karin@hunterdonhealthcare.org no visa acc to fmg America
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson at CentraState Program Jodi Franklin 732) 294-2540
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Program pellerma@umdnj.edu j1 only and 1 yr usce
Warren Hospital Program karengreenleaf@warrenhospital.org j1 and 1 yr clinical training in usa

New Mexico ( not seen again)
• Memorial Medical Center (Las Cruces) Program j1 visa 1 year usce
University of New Mexico Program j1
University of New Mexico (Roswell) Rural Program j1
University of New Mexico (Santa Fe) Rural Program deborah.weiss@stvin.org j1

New York
• Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center Program bires@institute2000.org
If you are considering applying to our program, please include your full name, mailing address, phone number, and your medical school and year of graduation in your message.all amg residents

Looks amg dominated


............ Albert Einstein Montefiore nlewis@montefiore.org
• Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Program will try med and peds here
• Brooklyn Hospital Center Program dad9022@nyp.org no visa
• Mid-Hudson Family Health Institute Program j1 6 months usce
• Mount Sinai School of Medicine/Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Program shelly.padgett@mssm.edu lots of img”s sponsors visa and usce preffred thougfh not required 10 pos 50 ivs applied but call too before confirming
• New York Medical College (Brooklyn-Queens) Program 1 year usce
• New York Medical College at St Joseph's Medical Center Program stjosfp@saintjosephs.org has img”s only fp program 10 pos 85 ivs no visa acc to fmg America has a few imgs
• North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove Program jgomez@nshs.edu no visa acc to fmg america
• South Nassau Communities Hospital Program ssandowski@pol.net no visa acc to fmg America 6 POS 70 IVS
• Southside Hospital Program sshres@attglobal.net no visa acc to fmg America

• St Clare's Hospital of Schenectady Program h1 mostly img 9 pos 100 ivs
• St Elizabeth Medical Center (Utica) Program hsafady@stemc.org have even Indians in faculty no visa acc to fmg America 10 pos 50 ivs
• SUNY at Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education Consortium (Niagara Falls) Program judy.soles@nfmmc.org univ of buffalo niagra falls no visa
• SUNY at Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education Consortium Program
• SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Program h1 prefers some usce img dominated
• SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse/St Joseph's Hospital Health Center Program anne.louise@sjhsyr.org very good site c for interview prep 13 pos 40 ivs imgs are there acc to scut work. No visa acc to fmg America
• United Health Services Hospitals Program james_fowler@uhs.org no info Jim Fowler, BA-800) 338-8471 8 pos 50 ivs c the site could not open
• Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Program jdr9001@nyp.org http://www.wyckoffhospital.org/gradmed_family.htm looks like no visa
Albany Medical Center Program wagnerc@mail.amc.edu j1 and I year usce ( not externship)
Lutheran Medical Center Program cblack@lmcmc.com no visa acc to fmg America
SUNY at Stony Brook Program SBUH_FAMMED_Residency@stonybrook.edu no visa some usce
University of Rochester/Highland Hospital of Rochester Program j1 only top 20
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) Program amg only can c site for ps
University at Buffalo Program 6 months usce j1 mostly
University at Buffalo Rural Program same as above

North Carolina
• Carolinas Medical Center Program usce h1 b all amg residents don”t apply
• Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital Program donna.overbey@mosescone.com no visa acc to fmg America
Mountain Area Health Education Center Program all amg”s use http://www.mahec.net/resident/fmDirectory.asp for ps
University of North Carolina Hospitals Program no visa
Northeast Medical Center Program all amg”s
Duke University Hospital Program all amg”s
Duke University Hospital/Southern Regional Area Health Education Center Program Carol.Russell@sr-ahec.org no visa
Pitt County Memorial Hospital/East Carolina University Programj1 usce
Mountain Area Health Education Center Rural Program janet.swell@pardeehospital.org 1 year transitional exp in usa acc to fmg America for both mountainside progs
Carolinas Medical Center Rural Program all amg”s
New Hanover Regional Medical Center Program no visa
Wake Forest University School of Medicine Program all amg”s


North Dakota got a mail from medicine.nodak.edu that only j1 visa and 2 year usce
• University of North Dakota (Grand Forks) Program pcarlson@altru.org Altru Health System (Grand Forks) Program 6 pos 13 ivs
• University of North Dakota (Minot) Program minot_fpr@medicine.nodak.edu accepts paper app j1 only acc to fmg America
University of North Dakota (Bismarck) Program patbrandt@medicine.nodak.edu lot of img 5 pos 10 ivs
Pinnacle Family Medicine Foundation Program Jerry P Rogers, MD Tel: (701) 271-0263 ?


Ohio state accepts j1 only
• Akron General Medical Center/NEOUCOM Program j1 has img”s 5 pos 18 ivs
• Aultman Hospital/NEOUCOM Program kadams@aultman.com,ahupp@aultman.com h1 1 year formal training like residency in usa no use
• Barberton Citizens Hospital/NEOUCOM Program jelias@barbhosp.com , lschroed@barbhosp.com lots of imgs no visa usce required
• Case Western Reserve University (MetroHealth) Program 6 months hands on experience
• Fairview Health System Program 6 months usce required
• Flower Hospital Program flowerfmrecruiter@promedica.org no img on pics mail failed no use 6 pos 45 ivs
• Riverside Methodist Hospitals (OhioHealth) Program info@RiversideFamilyPractice.com mostly amg mail failed no use
• St Elizabeth Health Center/NEOUCOM Program rosey_hilland@hmis.org j1 visa usce strongly recommended
• Summa Health System/NEOUCOM Program j1 only and all amg
• Toledo Hospital Program no visa
• TriHealth (Bethesda Hospital) Program no visa usce
• Western Reserve Care System/NEOUCOM Program mevanchick@forumhealth.org has img 4 pos 40 ivs Mary Ann Evanchick-(888) 800-2074
Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Program fammed@uc.edu 4 pos 49 ivs Sharon F Mullen-(513) 721-2221 Ext: 10 mullensf@fammed.uc.edu mailed on 2 aug
Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland Program j1 c for Observership/externship prefers 1 year usce
Grant Medical Center (OhioHealth) Program jdill@ohiohealth.com,smiller9@ohiohealth.com has img”s j1 only acc to fmg America
Mount Carmel Program no visa 1 year usce
Ohio State University Hospital Program j1 I year usce has img
Ohio State University Hospital Urban Program same as above
Miami Valley Hospital Program all amg
Wright State University/Dayton Community Hospitals Program family_practice@shp-dayton.org has img”s 6 pos 23 ivs Teresa W Zryd, MD, MSPH-(937) 275-2792 e mailed again on 2 aug 1 year usce and no visa
Medical University of Ohio Program cbernard@meduohio.edu 4 pos 28 ivs j1 and prefers 1 year extern for img acc to fmg America . We require three recent letters of reference (including one from a U.S. source. We prefer that international graduates complete one year of US or Canadian clinical training that involves patient decision-making before admission into the residency. This would include a transitional year or “fifth pathway”, for instance, but not an “observership.” As an institution, the University of Toledo does not sponsor observerships. J1 h1
Mercy Health Partners/St Vincent Mercy Medical Center Program lots of img”s Christine_Hathaway@mhsnr.org ECFMG-certified international graduates who
have qualifying clinical experience in the U.S. healthcare system. We have
sponsored visa's in the past and currently evaluate sponsorship on a
case-by-case basis. We have a minium score requirement of 80 or above on
the USMLE scores. You must pass all Steps on the first attempt. . Our
year of graduation cut off is 5 years. We receive between 400 to 600
applications per year, and interview about 60 applicants. www.svmmc-mhpresidencies.org 8 pos 70 ivs
Ohio State University Hospital Rural Program 1 year usce j1
Clinton Memorial Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Program no visa generally


Oklahoma
• In His Image at Hillcrest Medical Center Program wants reco from church
• University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa Program current rotation experience in usa with 3 lor debbie-phillips@ouhsc.edu j1( fmg a)only 12 pos 41 ivs
• University of Oklahoma College of Medicine-Tulsa Rural Program sharon-tennant@ouhsc.edu 3 pos 14 ivs
• University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (Lawton) Program http://www.fammed.ouhsc.edu/lawton/ no visa (fmg a)
University of Oklahoma/Garfield County Medical Society Rural Program Four resident positions are available in the first year. All first year appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program. The applicant must be a graduate of a LCME or AOA approved school. No visa
Great Plains Medical Foundation Program deidre.horn@integris-health.com, sherry.ross@integris-health.com 5 pos 30 ivs 1 year pg exp in usa
St Anthony Hospital Program richard_jones@ssmhc.com 6 pos h1 christian oriented has a non Christian resident . OUR MISSION: To develop competent and compassionate Family Physicians who integrate their Christian faith with the practice of medicine in order to improve the health and well being of people everywhere
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Program fam-med-okc@ouhsc.edu j1 12 pos 60 ivs Rotational experience in the United States with at least 2 letters of recommendation.


Pennsylvania
5.
• Bryn Mawr Hospital Program giandomenicof@mlhs.org We do not sponsor J1 Visas. Must have clinical experience in the United States
• Guthrie/Robert Packer Hospital Program 4 pos 20 ivs one year of clinical experience in the U.S. in an approved program..no visa
• Latrobe Area Hospital Program lahpad@excelahealth.org j1 and some clinical training in usa
• Lehigh Valley Hospital/Pennsylvania State University Program looks amg dominated few img Residency Program Coordinator at 610-402-4970 or 800-548-7247, extension 4970 6 pos 44 ivs
• Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh Program family.practice.residency@mercy.pmhs.org, tpozek@mercy.pmhs.org One year of residency training in the United States is preferred, but not mandatory. Any U.S. training will be taken into consideration. Can give h1 explore more 4 pos 40 ivs
• Penn State University/Good Samaritan Hospital Program lots of img msauer@gshleb.org, fpr@gshleb.org j1 only acc to fmg America 6 pos 35 ivs
• Reading Hospital and Medical Center Program georged@readinghospital.org h1 acc to fmg America 6 pos 29 ivs fmgs dominated acc to scutwork
• Sacred Heart Hospital/Temple University (Allentown) Program kmills6464@hotmail.com 6 pos 60 ivs Kelli A Mills-Tel: (610) 776-4889
• St Luke's Hospital Program schwarm@slhn.org 1 year of U.S. Clinical experience is required (Observership included) We do sponsor the J-1 and H-1 Visa.

• St Vincent Health Center Program brenick@svhs.org 6 pos 6 ivs 1 indian but with research exp in usa
• The Medical Center (Beaver, PA) Program no visa
• United Health and Hospital Services Program smattson@wvhcs.org no visa acc to fmg America 6 pos 50 ivs
• University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Medical Education (McKeesport Hospital) Program zimmermansl@upmc.edu has Indians in faculty h1 no usce for me 6 pos 50 ivs 99.99%imgs
• University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Medical Education (St Margaret) Program hiltyml@upmc.edu j1 acc to fmg America 12 pos 75 ivs
• York Hospital Program prunkle@wellspan.org lots of img h1 acc to fmg America 8 pos 34 ivs Pamela Runkle-Tel: (717) 851-2026 3 out of 8 are imgs
Altoona Regional Health System (Altoona Hospital Campus) Program usce and no visa
Abington Memorial Hospital Program amh-fammedicine@amh.org all amg”s didn”t e mail
Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital Program cspitta@conemaugh.org has img”s no visa 1 year usce exp in usa basically residency experience
Lancaster General Hospital Program no visa 1 year usce fprrecruitment@lancastergeneral.org,slhershe@lancastergeneral.org has img”s
Montgomery Hospital Program jdetweil@mont-hosp.com has img”s h1 6 pos 45 ivs
Chestnut Hill Hospital Program FamilyPractice_Residency@chs.net img present mostly amg no visa and 1 year usce as in fmg America
Thomas Jefferson University Program kara.webster@jefferson.edu h1 but 1 year usce all amg
University of Pennsylvania Program j1 only 6 pos 57 ivs
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Medical Education (Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital) Program herbsterwl@upmc.edu 9 pos 85 ivs Wanda L Herbster-(412) 623-6630 img dominated program e mailed again on 1 aug Sponsor J-1 Visa Only. First, We look for medical school students/physicians who have graduated in last 2-3 years. If you have graduated some time ago, we look for excellent patient care clinical experience in the last two years.
(U.S. Clinical experience desirable and helpful.)
6. If you have graduated some time ago, 50% clinical experience desirable in last two years or clinical experience of residency caliber. (Note: Of the almost 200 graduates of our residency, all except one passed Certification on the first attempt !)
Western Pennsylvania Hospital/Forbes Regional Campus Program mtomina@wpahs.org h1 6 pos 45 ivs fmg dominated
Western Pennsylvania Hospital/Temple University Program gsacco@wpahs.org We require US clinical (hands-on) experience We sponsor J1 & H1 Visas.
Crozer-Chester Medical Center Program 1 year usce
Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital Program ndoshi@drexelmed.edu pd is an Indian 4 pos residents look amg
Washington Hospital Program no h1
Williamsport Hospital and Medical Center Program all amg wmsptfp@shscares.org. not e mailed

South Carolina ( have to c 2nd time )
• McLeod Regional Medical Center Program all amg
• Palmetto Health/University of South Carolina School of Medicine Program cheryl.haynes@palmettohealth.org no visa and 2 yr usce
• Trident Medical Center/Medical University of South Carolina Program all amg
AnMed Health (Anderson) Program dnorton@anmed.com 11 pos 52 ivs Anderson usually has 2 FMGs in each class. However, these residents are not the stereotypical "couldn't get into a US school" FMGs--they are usually Middle-Eastern or European natives who have chosen to come to the US for residency and practice.
Greenville Hospital System Program has img CFM@ghs.org, mway@ghs.org j1 and some usce
Self Regional Healthcare/Greenwood Family Medicine Program all amg
AnMed Health (Anderson) Rural Program all amg
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Program jhcannon@srhs.com can c residents e mail on site img present no visa acc to fmg America

Tennessee ( not seen again )
• East Tennessee State University (Bristol) Program j1
• East Tennessee State University (Johnson City) Program j1
• East Tennessee State University (Kingsport) Program j1
• Meharry Medical College Program cmays@mmc.edu
• University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga Program pintersl@erlanger.org
• University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville Program all amg
University of Tennessee (Jackson) Program 1 year usce and no visa
University of Tennessee/Saint Francis Program no visa and usce req

Texas
• Austin Medical Education Programs of Seton Healthcare Network Program j1 visa 7 pos 58 ivs 6 mths usce req acc to fmg America
• Baylor College of Medicine Program khicks@bcm.tmc.edu lots of imgs Baylor College of Medicine is a sponsoring institution for J-1 Visas only, but will not sponsor H-1B Visas after 2007. In order to qualify for a J-1 visa, you must comply with the requirements of this visa category
Is clinical experience in the US required? No, however, working in the US enables you to obtain letters of reference from physicians in the US who are familiar with the capabilities of the average US graduate as compared to yours
We are able to offer observerships only to individuals currently enrolled in medical school or residency training, due to the privacy policies of our sponsoring institution.
Our website is: public.bcm.tmc.edu/familyme...tion/residents/default.htm

• Baylor Medical Center at Garland Program danaw@baylorhealth.edu no visa
• McLennan County Medical Education and Research Foundation Program all amg coordinator@wacofpc.org
• San Jacinto Methodist Hospital Program sjfprp@tmh.tmc.edu maybe gives h1 but check LuAnne Graves-(800) 816-8197
• Texas A&M College of Medicine-Scott and White Program has img lteer@swmail.sw.org j1 visa no usce 6 pos 35 ivs 1 img in each batch
• Texas Tech University (Amarillo) Program Janet.Abbott@ttuhsc.edu all img FM@ttuhsc.edu. No visa no usce
• Texas Tech University (El Paso) Program j1
• Texas Tech University (Lubbock) Program family.practice@ttuhsc.edu 1 indian each yr j1 visa 1 year usce
• Texas Tech University (Lubbock) Rural Program at Abilene 2 seats j1 visa and 1 yr usce
• Texas Tech University (Odessa) Program lucy.montemayor@ttuhsc.edu no visa
Methodist Hospital (Houston) Program shaylor.thomas@christushealth.org erika.robinson@christushealth.org no visa 6 months usce
Family Medicine Foundation of Brazos Valley Program no visa 1 yr usce
Conroe Medical Education Foundation Program jennie.faulkner@lonestarfamily.org recent usce
Spohn Memorial Hospital Program floresb@uthscsa.edu 12 pos 60 ivs looks like all amg
Methodist Hospitals of Dallas/University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program helenmalone@mhd.com Have one year of clinical experience in the U.S. that was completed no more than two years ago. Medical school clinical rotations qualify for this requirement. Observership status may qualify for this requirement but is subject to the review of the Family Practice Residency Recruitment Committee.

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program diana.davila@utsouthwestern.edu no visa
John Peter Smith Hospital (Tarrant County Hospital District) Program 24 pos 125 ivs leslie.wooldridge@jpshealth.org has img j1 visa maybe can think 3 img in 1st year
Valley Baptist Medical Center Program all amg
Baylor College of Medicine (Kelsey-Seybold) Program khicks@bcm.tmc.edu njsolomos@kelsey-seybold.com 12 pos 100 ivs Kimberly Hicks-(713) 798-7791 apply
University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals Program j1 8 pos 40 ivs
Memorial Hermann Hospital System Program memfpadmit@mhhs.org has img no visa acc to fmg America
University of Texas at Houston Program glenda.thurman@uth.tmc.edu has img j1 1 yr usce
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (McAllen) Program Coordinator@mfprp.com no usce req no visa bakers@mfprp.com
Christus Santa Rosa Health Care Program csrfm.coord@christushealth.org , todd.thames@christushealth.org 7 pos 75 ivs Be no more than five years out of medical school OR provide documentation of at least two years of formal clinical experience in the United States (please contact residency coordinator for details). All amg
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Program j1 and some usce
University of Texas Health Center at Tyler Program amg program
North Central Texas Medical Foundation Program no visa


Utah
• St Mark's Health Care Foundation Program no visa
McKay-Dee Hospital Center Program all amg
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center Program all amg
University of Utah Program no visa

Wisconsin
• Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (Racine) Program usce not Observership
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (Columbia-St Mary's) Program has img eminter@mcw.edu 6 pos 47 ivs csmfmr@mcw.edu mailed on 31 july
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (St Michael) Program stmikefp@mcw.edu has img Jennifer Lahti-(414) 527-8348 http://www.family.mcw.edu/StMikes/StMichael1.htm u can c residents e mail id here
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (Waukesha) Program all amg
University of Wisconsin (Wausau) Program j1
University of Wisconsin (Fox Valley) Program amg program
University of Wisconsin (Baraboo) Rural Program applicant.madisonbaraboo@fammed.wisc.edu imgs 0 out of 5 acc to fmg America
University of Wisconsin (Eau Claire) Program rsuechti@fammed.wisc.edu j1 6 pos 35 ivs no one from india
Mercy Health System Program kpotter@mhsjvl.org no visa acc to fmg America
Franciscan Skemp Healthcare Program all amg
University of Wisconsin (Madison) Program all amg no visa
Aurora Health Care Program fp.residency@aurora.org j1 and very strict usce






  #2

the comments may not be totally true. pls confirm


  #3

thx aajkal


  #4

Thanks for taking the time to give us all this information!smiling face


  #5

wow thanks!! grin


  #6

thank you soooo much for all your hard work!!! this is really helpful to everyone!smiling face


  #7

this needs to be a stivky


  #8

elitoki wrote:
Thanks, but what does mean "amg"???


AMG: American Medical Graduates



  #9

Wow , quite a list . Thanks.

No visa means , not sponsering any H1 or J1 right .


  #10

wow. thanks very much for the great effort. hope this gets updated.


  #11

I know one person,from delhi with GC who got IM in Las vegas- 2-3 yrs back.god scores no step 3.


  #12

What is "fmg America " ? Can somebody give me more information?
Thank you very much!


  #13

"no use of applying in cali"?? how so? even with the cali letter?


  #14

Thanks aajkal !


  #15

Thanks a lot for sharing!


  #16

"Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital Program cspitta@conemaugh.org has img”s no visa 1 year usce exp in usa basically residency experience"

Hey you have mentioned Conemaugh Valley doesnt sponsor Visas, and requires 1yr USCE, but one of my seniors matched there this year, infact was offered a prematch there, she has 2-3m USCE only, and was a visa requiring candidate.


  #17

thanks


  #18

Do you know any one failed in usmle steps and he got matched? please help


  #19

http://famresidency.blogspot.com/

here you find most recently updated 2011 Family medicine program criteria...
ac to
FMG externship
J1visa, other visa requirements etc.

good luck


  #20

is this list accurate ? looks like an IM list that i saw before ...





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