The IMG Roadmap Series #15: Dr. Mikhael (REI)

imgroadmap.com (click on image to learn more) Instagram has introduced me to tons of amazing #womeninmedicine virtually (and IRL). This is exactly how I  connected with our IMG spotlight for the week who is in…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #13: Dr. Sarkar (OBGYN)

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 ( FM)

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 (IM)

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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