The IMG Roadmap Series #13: Dr. Sarkar

Today’s interviewee is near and dear to my heart. I trust her. We work at the same hospital, live within miles from one another and serve together on a medical staff committee. What we also…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #12: Guest Post – Dr. Assam

As you know, this series has been pivotal in highlighting stories from doctors who are graduates of foreign medical schools affectionately called IMG’s (International Medical Graduates). On the other side of the international student’s spectrum,…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #11: Dr. Dike

It may look like Nigeria has been leading the series lately, but today’s guest was my USMLE Step 1 partner.  We met over a decade ago in Maryland, while we were both preparing for Step…

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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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