Average Physician Pay and Hours

Average Physician Pay and Hours by Specialty in the USA

Your choice of specialty is likely driven by your interest and passion for a specific field. However, it’s important to consider the average physician pay and hours as well. In fact, this information may very well be the missing piece you need to decide on your future career path. Knowing the “big picture” of what
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IMG Friendly States from Match 2021

Top IMG Friendly States from Match 2021

Among the many considerations faced by International Medical Graduates (IMGs) seeking US residency, geological location is notably important. Not only must IMG residency applicants research individual residency programs, but they should also be aware of state limitations and the overall IMG-friendliness of whole states. Learning more about IMG Friendly states from Match 2021 can help
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Your Pre-Residency Job Search

Your Pre-Residency Job Search – Jobs with ECFMG Certification

There are many reasons you might be looking for work in the medical field before you begin residency. Perhaps you are relocating before applying for residency. Maybe you did not Match in the most recent cycle. Whatever the reason, there are many job options for medical school graduates who hold ECFMG Certification. Read below for
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compatibility score

Match A Resident’s Compatibility Score Explained

Each year, Match A Resident strives to provide aspiring residency candidates the most current and relevant information about Residency Programs. We contact thousands of programs directly to ensure accuracy that goes beyond what you can find just by searching the web. Our unique algorithm compares your Step Scores, Time Since Graduation, amount of US Clinical
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Residency Application Timeline and Checklist

2021-2022 Residency Application Cycle: Complete IMG Timeline and Checklist

Below is a timeline of events with additional suggested actions per time period for the Main Residency Match® Season from start to finish for International Medical Graduates (IMGs). Bookmark this page to help you stay on track with the 2022 Residency Application Timeline and Checklist! Residency Application Timeline and Checklist June 2021: Start Your Program
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ERAS Residency Application 2021 Match Highlights (NRMP Data)

Match Day is one of the most exciting days of any medical student’s career.  It is the culmination of countless hours of work and dedication and marks both the end of one journey and the beginning of another. Read about the 2021 Match highlights below. In 2021, the Match looked different than it ever had
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Why Am I Getting Residency Interview Rejections?

Getting residency interview rejections is never easy. And it natural to wonder, “Why am I getting these rejections?” First, it is important to keep in mind that almost every single applicant will get residency interview rejections. It is a normal and expected part of the residency application process. If you think about it, applying to
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What is the Difference Between Match A Resident and Residency Explorer?

Both Match A Resident and Residency Explorer offer powerful tools to aid medical residency applicants. After reading this article, we hope to highlight why using BOTH Match A Resident and Residency Explorer may be to the benefit of residency applicants.      What Does Match A Resident Offer that Residency Explorer Does Not?   1.
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Exceptions ECFMG Pathways

How To Apply for Exceptions to ECFMG Alternative Pathways

After the USMLE announced a 12-18 month delay for Step 2CS on May 26th, 2020 – the ECFMG quickly responded by presenting 5 Alternative Pathways for IMG applicants to still become ECFMG Certification eligible for the 2021 Match Cycle.    However, these Alternative Pathways were less inclusive and lenient than many applicants would have hoped. 
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Alternative Step 2CS Pathways

ECFMG Announces Alternative Step 2CS Pathways for IMG Certification – 2021 Match Cycle

The ECFMG has just announced 5 alternative Step 2CS pathways for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) seeking eligibility for the 2021 Match Cycle. Ordinarily, for IMGs to become ECFMG Certified (and therefore allowed to begin residency in the United States), they must first pass USMLE Step 1, Step 2CK, and 2CS. However, the USMLE recently announced
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