IMG Friendly Residency Programs in California

(By Residency Match data)

Top 10 IMG Friendly in California

Specialty ID Program

Internal medicine 1400531031 Kern Medical Center Internal medicine residency program


1400500895 Eisenhower Medical Center


1400500915 Arrowhead Regional Medical Center


1400531039 St Mary Medical Center


Family medicine 1200513685 Loma Linda University Health Education Consortium (Rural) Family medicine residency program


1200511057 Arrowhead Regional Medical Center


1200512708 Eisenhower Medical Center


Nuclear medicine 2000531014 VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Nuclear medicine residency program


Pathology-anatomic and clinical 3000511025 University of California (Davis) Health System


Pediatrics 3200511024 University of California (San Francisco)/Fresno


Top IMG friendly specialties in California based on PGY-1 main residency Match data

Top IMG friendly in California by number

  1. Internal medicine (147 IMGs)
  2. Family medicine (118 IMGs)
  3. Pathology-anatomic and clinical (23 IMGs)
  4. Surgery (17 IMGs)
  5. Pediatrics (14 IMGs)
  6. Psychiatry (14 IMGs)
  7. Emergency medicine (10 IMGs)
  8. Transitional year (8 IMGs)
  9. Neurology (7 IMGs)
  10. Obstetrics and gynecology (3 IMGs)
Most IMG friendly specialties in California by percent matched PGY-1

Top IMG friendly in California by percent

  1. Pathology-anatomic and clinical (42% IMGs)
  2. Family medicine (23% IMGs)
  3. Neurology (21% IMGs)
  4. Internal medicine (15% IMGs)
  5. Surgery (10% IMGs)
  6. Transitional year (9% IMGs)
  7. Psychiatry (7% IMGs)
  8. Pediatrics (5% IMGs)
  9. Plastic surgery (5% IMGs)
  10. Emergency medicine (4% IMGs)
Most IMG friendly specialties in California by percent matched PGY-1

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