ERAS, MATCH application related resources for IMGs

1. Pathways for 2024 Match

If you are an IMG who needs to meet the clinical and communication skills requirements for ECFMG Certification, and you intend to participate in the 2024 Match, you must apply to one of the 2024 Pathways.

2. ERAS 2023-2024 Residency Timeline for IMG's

Electronic residency application services calendar for IMG applicants.

3. NRMP Match Timeline

National Residency Matching Program calendars including main residency Match and SOAP detailed calendar. Should be used together with ERAS calendar for most specialties.

4. NRMP report for IMGs 2022 year.

Latest NRMP report about Match performance of IMGs. Characteristics of International Medical Graduates Who Matched to Their Preferred Specialty in the 2022 Main Residency Match.

5. FREIDA database

Free database, contains information about many IMG friendly programs.

6. Residency Explorer Tool

Free database with separate US/Non-US IMG friendly reporting. May show incorrect data about scores for IMGs because of mix with U.S. graduates.

7. Fees for ERAS Residency Applications

ERAS application fees are based on the number of programs applied to per specialty.

8. ERAS Participating Specialties & Programs

A list of the specialties and programs currently participating in ERAS.

9. NRMP fees

Fees for registration, rank order list, etc.

10. ACGME accreditation check

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education accreditation and general information.

11. EMRA Match

EMRA Match is a collaboration between EMRA, CDEM, CORD and ACEP that was created as an alternative to commercial residency directories.

12. Urology Residency Match

2023-2024 Urology Residency Match Program Schedule, etc.

13. SFMatch

For ophthalmology and plastic surgery. San Francisco (SF) Residency and Fellowship Match Services.

14. ECFMG Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program (J-1 Visa)

ECFMG is authorized by the U.S. Department of State (DoS) to sponsor foreign national physicians as J-1 “Exchange Visitors.”