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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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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IMG Roadmap Series: Dr. Type A.

Over the previous 2 years of sharing lessons from my life as a previous IMG turned attending, I have received multiple questions via Instagram from FMG/IMG’s alike. I realize that everyone is different, and can…

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