Why IMGs Need Rotations

For international medical graduates, completing a rotation in America serves as a stepping stone for joining a United States residency program. Despite the recent political climate, the need for IMGs in the United States has become increasingly more prevalent. Nearly 25 percent of all practicing physicians in the U.S. are international medical graduates. These physicians […]

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Letters of Recommendation

The American Medical Association (AMA) strongly encourages international medical graduates (IMGs) to participate in U.S. Clinical Experiences (USCE) before deciding to apply to a residency program in the United States. Most, if not all, residency positions require at least 3 months of USCE. Entering an AMOpportunities experience puts you one step ahead by providing these […]

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What Does A U.S. Rotation Cost?

Rotation Cost “Cost” takes on many meanings. Financially, the standard four-week clinical experience with AMO can fall anywhere between $999 and $4199. The cost of the rotation is dependent on the physician, their affiliations, and the rotation location and type. Once you apply and been accepted into a rotation you will be asked to submit […]

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Am I Eligible?

AMOpportunites is built upon the goal of giving the international community access to medical education in the United States. Eligibility with us is simple. To embark on one of our clinical experiences, you must be either a medical student or graduate. Through the application and enrollment process, your proof of eligibility comes in the form […]

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Observerships: Your First Experience In U.S. Healthcare

What Is An Observership? AMOpportunities observerships are four-week programs designed to help international medical students and graduates observe clinical practices in a U.S setting. Observerships both acclimate international medical trainees to American medical practices while also preparing them for a residency position should they decide to pursue a program in the United States. A Firsthand […]

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International Medical Graduate Leaning Outside Hospital

Hands-On Rotations: The Building Blocks of Your Education

Hands-on rotations are one of two types of clinical rotations which allow international medical school students, and graduates who have passed the USMLE step 1, to gain exposure to the U.S. healthcare system. During a hands-on experience, individuals may be involved in non-invasive patient interactions while in the outpatient, or clinic setting. During no time […]

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