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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Official Services Respond to 12-18 Month Delay of USMLE Step 2CS

The USMLE sent a shockwave through the residency community this Tuesday, May 26th, 2020, when they announced that testing for USMLE Step 2CS would be delayed for 12-18 months.  This brings up serious questions, for example: What about all the students applying to residency that have yet to complete Step 2CS?  Let’s look at what
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