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  #81

34/56 i can apply....yipee..confused abt two...three have been included becoz i wana apply


sorry guys this is my own calculation




  #82

16 programme r in california state so 34 out of 70

almost 100 more programme to be filtered


  #83

Creedmoor Psychiatric Centermadmadmadmad


If you are interested in applying for a pgy-1 position in psychiatry at the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center to begin July 1, 2009, the criteria for application is as follows:
> 1) You must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. We do not sponsor any visas.
> 2) We accept applications only through ERAS. We do participate in the NRMP.
> 3) You must have passed USMLE steps 1 and 2 (both parts), no minimum score required but no more than 2 attempts to pass Steps 1 and 2ck. If you have passed step 3, we look upon that favorably. If you are an IMG, you must be ECFMG certified at time of application.
> 4) The length of time between medical school graduation and entry to residency training should be no more than 3 years. If you have continued to work in the fields of medicine/psychiatry, we may waive the 3 year limitation.
> 5) You must have at least 3 letters of recommendation, preferably by psychiatrists and from physicians in the U.S.
> 6) If you have done any work in psychiatry and have a letter of recommendation regarding that work, we look upon that favorably.
> 7) We do not offer any observerships or externships at the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center.
> 8) Application acceptance period is from September 1, 2008 to November 30, 2008.
> 9) Currently all of our residents (16 in total) are IMGs.
> Thank you for your interest in our program.



  #84

Thanks Sadiq,

You are doing a great job indeed.

Wish you all the very best and may all your wishes come true

Regards smiling face


  #85

Wright State University Programmadmadconfusedraised eyebrow


Attached Files:
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  #86

nodnodPenn State University/Milton S Hershey Medical Center Program


Thank you for your interest in our program. The following should answer your questions.

Requirements for Adult Psychiatry Residency at Penn State/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

1) We prefer candidates with either a U.S. citizenship or green card holders. However, in some instances we will consider candidates with a J-1 or HIb visa.

2) You must have passed USMLE 1 and 2; we have no minimum scores; Having passed USMLE 3 is not mandatory but would certainly enhance your application.

3) You must have a valid ECFMG certificate

4) You must apply through ERAS; we have no official deadline but we ask that you get your information in as soon as possible. (Usually by mid to late December, we have all of our interview slots filled.) We must have all of your information before we will grant an interview. Normally, we interview from November to the end of January. A review committee reviews all of the applications and decides who they would like to bring in for an interview. A Chief Resident or a faculty member will give you call or we will send an email if we would like you to interview for a position. This is a weekly ongoing process throughout the interview season. (Please do not ask for the status of your application. Due to the large number of applications we receive, we simply do not have the manpower to notify everyone. We interview about 10 candidates per position and receive approximately 700 applications. Many qualified candidates will not be granted an interview.)

5) Yes, we do have folks in our program who have graduated from Medical School
a few years ago.

6) We do have international graduates in our program.

7) Previous clinical experience in the U.S. is not mandatory but would certainly enhance your application.

8) You need the following documents:

Application
CV
Board Scores
Valid ECFMG certificate if applicable
Dean’s Letter from Medical School
Medical School Transcripts
3 letters of reference
Personal Statement

9) We do not offer any prematch positions.

10) We do not offer observerships/internships

11) We will have approximately 4-5 PGY-I Adult Residency Positions available for the July 1, 2009



  #87

Griffin Memorial Hospital Programmadmad

If you are interested in applying for 2009 our requirements include: you must be a permanent resident, we do not sponsor visas; you must be ECFMG certified; you must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Oklahoma - you can get those requirements on their website www.okmedicalboard.org US clinical experience is not required but VERY helpful. 7 years or less since graduation unless you have been working in the clinical field. Passing Step 3 is definitely to your advantage.
We will be accepting applications through ERAS and participating in the Match.
Good Luck with your career.


  #88

University of North Dakota Programnodnod


ERAS Common Application
Complete Personal Statement
Curriculum Vitae listing in detail all U.S. or foreign psychiatry experience
Three letters of recommendation from M.D.'s who are familiar with your clinical work, preferably U.S. physicians
MSPE/Dean's letter from your medical school
Official transcript for each college and medical school attended (including graduate school)
Valid ECFMG certificate
USMLE Transcript of Step 1 & 2 or COMLEX Levels 1 & 2 (pass on first attempt on each)
Must have passed Step 1 within the last 7 years or you are not licensable in the state of N.D.
USMLE Step 3, if available (pass on first attempt)
CSA exam (pass on first attempt; passing results must be available by the end of January in order to be considered for our match list

In order for your application to be considered you MUST SUBMIT ALL materials listed above.

Visa's: We sponsor J-1 visas ONLY. NO H-1 visas.

Each application is reviewed on the required materials above and scored, not just on the USMLE scores, however, the higher your USMLE score the better. Also, US clinical experience in psychiatry and medicine totaling at least three months is very helpful. If an applicant graduated 10 years plus we look at what has been done to stay in tune with modern US medicine of today.

Our application deadline is November 1, 2008 and our program's interview period is November - January. We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). We do not offer Prematch.

If you would like more information about our program visit our website at: www.neuroscience.und.edu/residency, or if you have additional questions about application process please call Sandy Ahonen at 701-293-4113 or you may e-mail her at: [email protected] Thank you again for your interest in our program.



  #89

University of Pennsylvania Health System. nodraised eyebrownod


Thank you for your interest in our program at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Residency Applicants can apply through the ERAS on-line system beginning September 1st.
The deadline for application submission is December 1st.

A completed application consists of the following:

� On-line ERAS application (no paper please)

� Personal Statement

� Curriculum Vitae

� Three letters of reference

� Dean's Letter

� USMLE Scores steps 1 & 2

If you are an International medical graduate:

We accept the J1 visa and you will need your ECFMG certification. For International graduates we required 6 weeks clinical U.S. experience as well as solid passing scores on exams as this is a highly competitive program. This does NOT include observerships or research experience.

We take an overall look at all of our applicants so we do not have a score requirement. Please note we cannot estimate your chances since the selection process is determined by a recruitment committee decision process. Interviews at the University of Pennsylvania are by invitation only. We interview on Fridays only and the interview season begins in November and is completed by the end of January. We have 10 PGY1 positions available through the match. Our program consists of 41 American Medical Graduates and 1 International Graduate this year.

For a detailed list of clinical and research training please visit our web site at http://www.med.upenn.edu/psychres/ and the hospital Graduate Medical Education website can be viewed at www.uphs.upenn.edu/gme/

Thank you for your interest in our program!



  #90

Allegheny General Hospital Programmadmad


Dear Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in our Psychiatry Residency Training at Allegheny General Hospital. The following are answers to the most frequently asked questions when applicants want to apply to our program.

- We do not accept paper applications. We only accept applications through ERAS
- We only accept J-1 Visas
- We have and accept Foreign Medical Graduates
- We are looking for candidates with psychiatry experience in the U.S. (e.g. Externship, Observership or Research; minimum of four months)
- There is no minimum score requirements for USMLE as long as you have passed both Step I and Step II. However, we prefer very highly scores 80 and higher and candidates who have passed on their first attempts.
- We have four spots for PGY-I for academic year 2009


  #91

The Ohio State University Medical Centermadmadmadmad

Cannot be out of medical school more than five years.
Six months of clinical experience at a hospital or clinic in the United States, with a portion of this being Psychiatry.
Three letters of reference from U.S. physicians.
Applicant must be ECFMG certified.
Successful completion of Clinical Skills Assessment Exam is required.
USMLE Steps I and II must be completed, and Step III is preferred.
Excellent communication skills in English.
All applications are taken over ERAS.
We sponsor J-1 Visa, but not an H-1 Visa.



  #92

Thomas Jefferson University Programnodnodnod


Thank you for your interest in our program.

To answer your queries:
1. Yes, we sponsor J, H and F visa's.
2. We do not have a minimum score requirement.
3. We prefer within the last 5 years of graduation, however are more concerned with recent clinical work.
4. You must pass steps 1 and 2 prior to entering the program.
5. US Clinical experience is not required, but it helps.
6. Each application is reviewed as a whole. There are very few set requirements, other than those that are necessary for licensure in the state of PA.
7. We do not offer pre-match.



  #93

Wake Forest University School of Medicine Programnodnodnod

This email is sent on the behalf of Regina Williams, Residency Program Assistant for the General Residency Program.



Thank you for your recent inquiry to Dr. Harold Elliott, Director, Psychiatry Resident Education at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. All foreign medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate, a J-1 Visa or a INS form 551. We do not have minimum score requirements and we do not require previous clinical experience (although this would be helpful). All applications must go through ERAS. You can also visit our website at www.wfubmc.edu/psychiatry/.






  #94

Tulane University Programmadmadmadmad

Thank you for your inquiry. We desire to give you an honest answer. Preference is given to graduates of U.S. medical schools. Be aware that there are 3 medical schools in our state, from which we choose most of our residents. IMG’s with exceptional qualifications are occasionally considered. The criteria for application are:



--Minimum score of 80 on all steps of USMLE, no more than 2 attempts on any step.

--Must be ECFMG certified at time of application.

--We do not sponsor visas. We will accept J-1 if sponsored by ECFMG.

--Graduation no earlier than 2000.

--U.S. clinical experience – 1 year minimum, preferably in Psychiatry.

--Excellent command of English language.

--Strong preference given to applicants with ties to Louisiana and the Gulf Coast area.

--Must apply by November 15.



We appreciate your interest in Tulane and must advise you that due to funding shortages and the ongoing recovery from the hurricane, we continue to seek residents from the local applicant pool.




  #95

Meharry Medical College Programmadmad

Dear Residency Training Candidate:

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) in selecting and recruiting residents. Interested candidates must apply through ERAS for the 2009-2010 program year. The resident applicant must submit the following:

• Proof of graduation from a medical school in the U.S.A. or Canada accredited by LCME or AOA, or equivalent evidence from graduates of schools outside the U.S.A.
• Proof of passage of USMLE step 1 and step 2, and CSA where applicable
• International graduates must have passed step 3
• Must have passed exams in no more than 3 attempts
• Current and valid ECFMG certification, if applicable
• A completed employment application
• Proof of American citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card)
• Dean’s letter
• Two letters of recommendation from physician faculty.
• Recent 2x4 photograph.
• Medical School graduate within the last 7-10 years
• Passing of Step 3 and Experience in psychiatry through employment, fellowships, externships, etc. is a plus but not mandatory for U.S. graduates.

Thank you for your interest in our Psychiatry Residency Training program.



  #96

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Programnodnodnod


1) does your program sponsor visa to IMGS.if yes which visa do you sponsor? J1.
2) Whats your minimum USMLE score requirement. Passing.
3) How many years after graduation you are looking for? No specification.
4) what are your requirements regarding ECFMG certifiacte and step 3. Must have ECFMG certificate.
5) Do you need US clinical experience?what kind of usce do you need to apply? No.
6)do you need previous work experience to get into your programme? No.
7)do you offer prematch position. No.



  #97

Psychiatry Residency Program Description
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri
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Selection and appointment of residents to the residency program is in accordance with the procedures defined by the institutional Policy on Selection and Appointment of House Officers. All applications should be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) for review. Applications will be screened by the Education Committee and selected applicants will be asked to come for an interview. Candidates are interviewed by the Resident Selection Committee which is composed of representative department faculty along with the Program Director, Chair, and Chief Resident. The program seeks to accept candidates who have a solid academic foundation and genuine interest in pursuing psychiatry training.

Policy on Selection of Residency Candidates
Interview will be conducted during the months of November, December, and January on specific days set aside by the Resident Selection Committee who conducts all interviews.
I. Eligibility
a. Candidates for the residency in Psychiatry at the University of Missouri-Columbia must meet the following criteria*:

i. Graduated from:
1. A medical school in the US or Canada accredited by the LCME; or
2. A college of osteopathic medicine in the US accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA); or
3. A medical school outside of the US and Canada and has a valid ECFMG certification.
ii. Must be eligible for Limited or Full License by the Missouri Board for the Healing Arts
iii. Must be US citizens, permanent resident (possess a Green Card) or meet the eligibility requirements for a J1 or H1-B Visa sponsorship.
*Sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, and sexual orientation are not criteria for eligibility.
II. Selection of the Candidates
a. The Psychiatry Residency offers approximately six first year positions. The program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) Psychiatry Match. The program follows the schedule of dates for the NRMP and will complete interviews prior to the deadline for submission of the rank order list.
b. Initial Screening: A complete application should include the following information submitted through the ERAS system. Applications are screen by the coordinator for completeness prior to submission for review by the Education Committee. Our deadline for applications is December 1; however, we will close applications once we have filled our interview schedule.
i. ERAS Application
ii. USMLE certification, including test score for Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 2 CS or COMPLEX
iii. Three current, dated letters of recommendation from the field of Psychiatry.
iv. MSPE (commonly referred to as the Dean’s Letter)
v. Personal Statement
vi. Curriculum Vitae
vii. Photograph
viii. ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)

a. solid academic record, a strong interest in the specialty, and ethical personal character will be invited for an interview with the program. The members of the Education Committee include representative faculty from the department as well as the Chief Resident.
b. Additional Information for International Candidates:
i. Experience: Experience in the specialty is desirable as is some experience in the United States. We will accept experience in clinical research, externships and observerships in psychiatry. We do not offer externships or observerships at our University. Applications without U.S. experience will be accepted by recent medical school graduates (those graduating within the past two years) and from candidates who have received residency training in psychiatry in international programs.
ii. Scores: We prefer passing scores of 80 or above on Steps 1 and 2 of the USMLE examinations; and we generally do not accept more than 3 attempts on any of the step examinations. However, scores are one component of the application and may be influenced by number of attempts on an examination and the clinical experiences of the applicant.
iii. We sponsor both H1-B and J-1 visas. However, it is our policy that anyone who wishes to enter training on an H1-B visa should pass their Step 3 examination before we submit our Match rank list, or be willing to enter the program on a J1 visa. We have the right to limit the number of H1-B visas we will offer each year.
c. Interviews
i. On-site interviews occur during the months of November, December, and January.
ii. Candidates will be offered several interview dates to choose from, but the preference of the department is to interview several candidates on the same day.
iii. The program will provide out-of-town candidates with a hotel accommodation the evening before the interview. A packet will be provided to each candidate that includes an overview of the educational program, contractual and administrative policies of the program, and interviewer biographical information. This information will be reviewed with the candidate during the interview day by the program coordinator and program director.
iv. Each candidate is formally interviewed, one-on-one, with representative faculty and the Chief Resident.
v. The candidates will attend a lunch with the present residents where they can talk informally. No faculty members are present at the lunch.
vi. Each interviewer completes an evaluation of the candidates he or she interviewed. The evaluation form is returned to the coordinator upon completion.
vii. The files of all candidates who have been interviewed are reviewed and discussed during a designated Resident Selection Committee Meeting.
d. Notification of Successful Applicants
i. All candidates are again reviewed by the Resident Selection Committee and a rank order list created, which is submitted to the NRMP. Applicants are then notified by the NRMP according to their published schedule if and when they match to a program.





  #98

41/86 i can apply


  #99

University of Nevada School of Medicine(donot sponsor visa)madmad


This is in response to your email inquiry regarding our program application requirements.

Per GME policy, in order to be eligible to interview for a PGY-1 position, American medical school graduates (or pending graduates) must have passed USMLE or COMLEX Step 1 within three attempts. Foreign medical school graduates (or pending graduates) must have passed USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 within three attempts each and must be ECFMG certified (or have pending certification.) In addition, no more than five years can have elapsed since graduation from medical school or last ACGME-accredited training, unless you have an unrestricted medical license in the United States. Sometimes we have policy changes over the summer, so in order to get the most up to date information you may access our GME Resident Handbook at http://www.medicine.nevada.edu/GME/UNSOM2007final.pdf

Approximately 70% of our current residents are foreign medical graduates. However, our program is not able to accept anyone on a visa at this time, so you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. We do not require previous psychiatry experience or previous U.S. clinical experience, and we do not have a minimum score requirement.

We do not currently have any open positions, but we will begin accepting applications on September 1, 2008 for four PGY-1 positions to start July 1, 2009. We accept applications only through ERAS.

Thank you for your interest in our program. If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact me.




  #100

PalmettoHealth/University of South Carolina School of Medicine Programconfusedconfusednodnodnodcool


Thank you for your interest in our residency program. Our requirements are: 1) one year of experience in the US, in the medical field is preferred; 2) pass the USMLE steps 1 and 2 with a score of 80 on each; and 3) pass the clinical assessment test. For non-recent medical school graduates, we require documentation of clinical experience within the past two years. We accept applications through ERAS only with a deadline of December 15th. We sponsor J1-visa only.





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