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The IMG Roadmap Series #4: Dr. Be Dazzled (FM).

Today’s IMG hero is one that is close to my heart. We graduated from the same residency program back in 2015. He is different from me in that, he is a US citizen who also…

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The IMG Roadmap Series # 3: Dr. New Mommy (IM).

Today’s interview highlights a mother I admire. She has the grit and resilience of a knight. I met her when she was 6 weeks post-partum and came down to Kentucky to learn with me! I…

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Should I do an Observership?

This is a common question I receive from several IMG’s across the country. The American Medical Association (https://www.ama-assn.org/education/international-medical-education/observership-program-listings-international-medical ) outlines that observerships are designed to help IMG’s adapt to the practice of medicine in the United…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #2: The Eye Surgeon (Ophthalmology)

Dr. Adepoju is dubbed “The Eye Doctor” in this series. I thought it was a fitting play on words as she currently an ophthalmology resident with pearls to share on her medical journey. I admire…

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4 Reasons Why IMG’s Shouldn’t Lose Hope.

International medical graduates make up a quarter of the physician workforce in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. It is unfortunate that being a graduate from an international medical school has become tagged with…

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