The School of Health Sciences of UG is one of the few Medical Universities in Georgia which is certified and approved by ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates). Students of UG will have the privilege to practice not just in United States but also in Canada, Australia, and other prominent countries.
ECFMG assesses the readiness of international medical graduates to enter residency or fellowship programs in the United States that are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
To acquire an ECFMG certification, the main requirements are:
Completion of USMLE Step 1, Clinical Knowledge and USMLE Step 2, Clinical Skills
A Medical Diploma of Medical Education taken at an institution registered in the International Medical Education Directory
HOW WILL IT BENEFIT THE STUDENTS WHO ENROLL FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA?
Career opportunities for students choosing The University of Georgia will increase as the University is ECFMG Certified. ECFMG certification will enable these students to build their career not just in United States but also in other prominent countries such as Canada and Australia where most of the students aspire to settle.