Member Eligibility & Dues

AMA membership for ECFMG

The AMA offers membership to international medical school graduates (IMGs) who are currently ECFMG-certified and are waiting to match into a U.S. residency program (GME position).

Annual membership dues rate: $45

If you are currently in a U.S. residency program or already practicing, you can join the AMA immediately.

Member benefits for ECFMG-certified IMGs

  • Participate in the International Medical Graduates Section (IMGS), a membership group that advocates for issues that affect the international medical community such as licensure parity, discrimination and visa complications
  • Access AMA’s Residency & Fellowship database, FREIDA™, which has advanced features to search, save, compare, analyze and rate residency or fellowship programs
  • Access expert advice on contract terms, licensing and certification, and resident life
  • Receive discounts on insurance programs designed to protect your financial future
  • Find AMA-negotiated discounts on student loan refinancing
  • Access savings for your personal and professional life including auto, travel, test prep and other services through AMA Member Benefits PLUS
  • Full-access to the JAMA Network™ (print journal, online and audio subscription)

Join today and take advantage of the full benefits of AMA membership.

Please note you must be ECFMG-certified and not yet in a residency program or practice to be eligible for this program. Until your information has been confirmed and your membership processed, you will not have access to AMA member benefits.

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