IMGs making strides: Challenges and excellence during the pandemic

International Medical Graduate (IMG) Physicians Recognition Week, Oct. 18-22, honors IMG physicians for their determination to complete medical training, working through the COVID-19 pandemic and serving their patients despite barriers they face.

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The AMA is the IMGs' powerful ally

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IMG toolkit

Access the AMA IMG toolkit to find out information on how to navigate practicing medicine in the U.S.

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Physicians Moving Medicine

U.S. clinical experience opportunities for IMGs

AMA Chief Experience Officer Todd Unger talks with Daniel Rivers, partnerships director at AMOpportunities in Chicago, about the benefits of a United States Clinical Experience (USCE), including what they are and how to land one. 

AMA advocates for IMG physicians

Hear why IMG physicians are members of the AMA, the nation’s most powerful ally in patient care.

The AMA celebrates our IMGs whose pride, dedication and passion have helped to make organized medicine in the U.S. the success it is today.

IMGs making a difference

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Are you currently in a U.S. residency program or are you ECFMG-certified and waiting to match into a U.S. residency program (GME position)?