ERAS, MATCH links and resources for IMGs

1. Requirements for ECFMG Certification for 2021 Match

Pathways for IMGs who have not passed Step 2 CS to meet the requirements for ECFMG Certification. Information for those who have not passed Step 2 CS and not certified by ECFMG.

2. ERAS 2021 Residency Timeline for IMG's

ERAS Support Services for Applicants. Timeline, fees and many more.

3. ERAS 2021 Participating Specialties & Programs

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

4. NRMP report for IMGs 2020 year.

Latest NRMP report about Match performance of IMGs. Characteristics of International Medical Graduates Who Matched to Their Preferred Specialty in the 2020 Main Residency Match.

5. FREIDA database

Free database that have data about many IMG friendly programs.

6. Residency Explorer tool. (Attention! Read description.)

New free database that shows many US/Non-US IMG friendly programs. Shows incorrect data about scores for IMGs.

7. Fees for ERAS Residency Applications

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

8. Match Calendars

Match Calendars including main residency Match detailed calendar.

9. MATCH 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 which have attempted to rank programs.

12. Urology Residency Match

2021 Urology Residency Match Program Schedule, etc.

13. SFMatch

Neurosurgery, ophthalmology, 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.”