IMG Roadmap Series #18: Guest Post w/ Dr. Berry Pierre (Internal Medicine Residency Program Director).

When I was a Caribbean medical student I did not have the opportunity to get the perspective of a credible program director. I honestly wish I had because I am guilty of some of the…

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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 #9: Dr. Aramburu (Peds\Child Advocacy)

Social media has its perks. It has allowed me to virtually “meet” several men and women whom I believe I share a lot in common with. Most of them are doctors whom I would’ve never…

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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 FMG Residency Interview Hustle.

Maybe your peers have been receiving pools of residency interview invitations and this makes you nervously jealous because you are yet to receive one. Or maybe you got one invitation and you’re worried about whether…

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