Resources Sites and Addresses for Immigrants

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
3624 Market Street Philadelphia
PA 19104-2685
Tel. (215) 386-5900

For information on the ECFMG and Steps 1 and 2 of the USMLE, including application forms

The ECFMG Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program
PO Box 41673 Philadelphia
PA 19101-1673
Tel. (215) 662-1445
Fax: (215) 386-9766

For foreign national physicians sponsored by the ECFMG (for IAP 66 ect).

United States Medical Licensing Examination USMLE Secretariat
3750 Market Street Philadelphia
PA 19104-3190
Tel. (215) 590-9600

For general information regarding the USMLE

Federation of State Medical Boards
Federation Place, 400 Fuller Wiser Road
Suite 300 Euless
TX 76039-3855
Tel. (817) 868-4000
Fax: (817) 868-4098

For general information on medical licensure and Step 3 of the USMLE.

More information on USMLE Step 3 and specific licensure issues is available from the individual State Board of Medical Examiners

National Resident Matching Program
2121 K Street, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20037
Tel. (202)400-2233

To request an NRMP application, remember to include your USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number on all correspondence

2450 N Street
NW Washington DC 20037-1126
Tel. (202) 828-0400
Fax: 202-828-1125

For information on the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Educational Testing Service
TOEFL/TSE Services
P.O. Box 6151
Princeton, NJ 08541-6151
Tel. (609) 951-1100

For further information about the TOEFL

American Medical Association Department of IMG Services
515 N. State Street Chicago
IL 60610
Tel. (800) 621-8335
Bureau of Primary Health Care
Division of Shortage Designation
4350 East-West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel. (301) 594-0816

For information on Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)

United States Information Agency
J-1 Waiver Review
Office 301 Fourth Street SW
Washington DC 20547
Tel. (202) 619-4355

For information on the J Exchange Program.

Appalachian Regional Commission
1666 Connecticut Avenue
NW Washington DC 20235
Tel. (202) 884-7700
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Ave.
S.W Washington DC 20250
Tel. (202) 720-2791
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue
NW Washington DC 20420
Tel. (800) 827-1000

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