New to ECFMG Certification?

August 27th, 2016 (No Comments)

Then you probably have a lot of questions. Here are a few answers to get you started. What is the purpose of ECFMG Certification? ECFMG Certification is the standard for evaluating the qualifications of IMGs entering the U.S. health care system. It is a requirement for IMGs to: enter residency or fellowship programs that are […]

ECFMG’s Interactive Web Applications (IWA) Unavailable September 6-7

August 26th, 2016 (No Comments)

Due to required maintenance, ECFMG’s Interactive Web Applications (IWA) will be unavailable for up to 24 hours, beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time in the United States, on September 6, 2016. During this maintenance period, you will be unable to perform any IWA transactions, including working on or submitting an Application for ECFMG Certification […]

Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Joins ECFMG’s EPIC

August 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

ECFMG is pleased to announce that the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has incorporated ECFMG’s Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials (EPICSM) into its process for assessing the medical credentials of internationally educated physicians who apply for registration to practice medicine in Nigeria, or who plan to take the Council’s Assessment Examination. The Council now […]

Availability of ECFMG’s 2017 Information Booklet on ECFMG Certification and Application Materials

August 11th, 2016 (No Comments)

ECFMG’s 2017 Information Booklet on ECFMG Certification and the 2017 exam application materials are expected to be available on the ECFMG website in mid-September 2016. For Step 1/Step 2 CK, you will be able to use the 2017 materials to apply for: available Step 1/Step 2 CK eligibility periods ending in 2016 (September 2016-November 2016 and October […]

MyECFMG Mobile App Update Offers New Features for ERAS Applicants

August 8th, 2016 (No Comments)

ECFMG is pleased to announce that an update is now available for the MyECFMG mobile app. This update offers new features for users who wish to participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®). The first feature enables an applicant to purchase a 2017 ERAS residency Token. The second enables a repeat applicant to select […]

New features in Step 1 and Step 2 CK examinations

August 1st, 2016 (No Comments)

The National Board of Medical Examiners® (NBME®) has developed new software to deliver Step 1 and Step 2 CK of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®). The new software incorporates user-adjustable display features, specifically text magnification and reverse color (color inversion). The new features will begin to be administered in Step 1 examinations during […]