IMG friendly Residency Programs in Florida

IMG residency in Florida

Florida is the second friendly state by the number of positions filled by IMGs. Foreign medical graduates were matched into more than 500 residency positions. With 61% pathology, 45% internal medicine, 36% neurology and family medicine, 50% PGY-1 neurological surgery, 33% radiology-diagnostic, etc., IMG residents, Florida is one of the IMG friendliest states indeed.

Medical Board of Florida requirements:

  • 2 years of approved residency training in one specialty.
  • No limit for number of attempts and time.
  • FCVS(Federation Credentials Verification Service) is highly recommended.

Top 10 IMG friendly residencies in Florida

Top IMG friendly specialties in Florida based on PGY-1 main residency Match statistics

Top IMG friendly in Florida by number

  1. Internal medicine (263 IMGs)
  2. Family medicine (66 IMGs)
  3. Pediatrics (46 IMGs)
  4. Surgery (37 IMGs)
  5. Psychiatry (36 IMGs)
  6. Emergency medicine (19 IMGs)
  7. Neurology (17 IMGs)
  8. Transitional year (11 IMGs)
  9. Pathology-anatomic and clinical (11 IMGs)
  10. Anesthesiology (10 IMGs)
Most IMG friendly specialties in Florida by percent matched PGY-1

Top IMG friendly in Florida by percent

  1. Pathology-anatomic and clinical (61% IMGs)
  2. Neurological surgery (50% IMGs)
  3. Internal medicine (45% IMGs)
  4. Neurology (36% IMGs)
  5. Family medicine (36% IMGs)
  6. Radiology-diagnostic (33% IMGs)
  7. Physical medicine and rehabilitation (33% IMGs)
  8. Psychiatry (32% IMGs)
  9. Pediatrics (28% IMGs)
  10. Surgery (28% IMGs)
Most IMG friendly specialties in Florida by percent matched PGY-1

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