The IMG Roadmap Series #5: Dr. Soni

Dr. Soni is a force to be reckoned with. I stumbled on his Instagram page and was quickly drawn to his openness in sharing on the vulnerabilities most IMGs (like myself) have experience. He also…

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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 Doctor

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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New Beginnings: I am an author.

Last Saturday we launched our book “The Chronicles of Women in White Coats” in Washington, DC. I still pinch myself. My mother told me recently that as a little girl growing up in Cameroon, I…

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