INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY
- Redmond Regional Internal Medicine program accepts applications from US citizens who are international medical graduates (IMGs) and who have graduated from an International Medical school listed on the World Directory of Medical Schools.
- Strong preference is given to candidates who graduate from one of the following four international medical schools: Ross University School of Medicine, St. George’s University School of Medicine, Trinity School of Medicine, or American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.
- IMGs must expect to have a current, valid certificate from the Educational Commission on Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) by the beginning of training. In order to achieve ECFMG certification, IMGs must submit their credentials to the ECFMG and pass competency tests. IMGs must obtain their ERAS® application kits from the ECFMG, which will issue them only to qualified applicants.
- Additional strong preference will be given to candidates who have graduated from Medical School within 2 years of the date of matriculation to residency OR have been in another US training program or in an active practice during the time interval between medical school graduation and matriculation.
- Redmond Regional Internal Medicine program also accepts applications from Foreign Nationals who are holders of a Green Card (or other permanent resident status).
- Redmond Regional may consider a limited number of applications from Foreign Nationals who are prepared to have a J-1 visa sponsored by the ECFMG if
- they currently live in Georgia and
- they have graduated from medical school LESS THAN 24 months prior to the anticipated PGY-1 matriculation date.
- In addition, foreign nationals must be approved to pursue graduate medical education training in the United States.
Applications from candidates who do not meet these requirements will not be considered.
Redmond Regional does not currently support individuals requiring or requesting an H-1 visa.
TRANSITIONAL YEAR RESIDENCY
The Transitional Year program does not accept applications from foreign nationals. The Transitional Year program does not accept applications from candidates who have graduated from medical school more than 24 months prior to the anticipated PGY-1 start date UNLESS they have been in an ACGME approved training program or have worked in an active practice in the United States within that time period.
Redmond Regional Medical Center Transitional Year Residency does not support H-1 or J-1 visas.