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Immigration Assistance: Resource Sites and Addresses

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
The ECFMG Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program Information on the ECFMG and Steps 1 and 2 of the USMLE, including application forms
United States Medical Licensing Examination USMLE Secretariat Foreign national physicians sponsored by the ECFMG (for IAP 66 ect).
Federation of State Medical Boards General information regarding the USMLE
National Resident Matching Program General information on medical licensure and Step 3 of the USMLEMore information on USMLE Step 3 and specific licensure issues is available from the individual State Board of Medical Examiners
ECFMG/ERAS Program To request an NRMP application, remember to include your USMLE/ECFMG Identification Number on all correspondence
Educational Testing Service — TOEFL/TSE Services For information on the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
American Medical Association Department of IMG Services Further information about the TOEFL
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and Medically Underserved Areas/Populations (MUA/P) Shortage Designation Types
Appalachian Regional Commission Information on Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
U.S. Department of Agriculture Information on Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Information on Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)
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