IMG residency in Texas
With around 400 matched IMGs, Texas is the sixth friendly state by the number of positions filled by IMGs. Top IMG friendly specialties are pathology, internal medicine, and neurology. Family medicine has only 19% of IMGs but still the second specialty by number of matched IMGs.
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners requirements:
- 2 years of residency training.
- Up to 3 attempts at each USMLE exam.
- 7 years to complete USMLE. Up to 10 years if MD/PhD waiver.