– Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Parts I and II
– SPEX and PLAS (under circumstances that would mandate verification of competency, i.e., extended absence from clinical medicine)
Foreign medical graduates must supply proof of an Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certification
Non-citizens must be a Lawful Permanent Resident, J-1 Visa holder, or have other valid work authorization
Applicants must have graduated medical school within the last five years, and preference is given to those that have graduated in the previous two years; or, if greater than five years removed from medical school graduation, the applicant must have performed observership(s) in the field of Internal Medicine and/or subspecialty with evaluations and references from the attending physicians.
Foreign Medical Graduate applicants, not born in the United States of America who require ECFMG certification, must be fully competent in written and oral English. Competency in English is demonstrated by obtaining a minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) “Academic Exam” which is the responsibility of the applicant to complete. If the applicant has attended and graduated with a bachelor’s degree at an institution of higher learning within the United States or Canada, this requirement may be waived.