Applying

ABSITE Examination 2013 38% of the program scored above the 80th percentile
Number of Operative Cases Logged 2013 Chief Residents logged > 1000 cases over 5 years
Program Board Pass Rate 2009-2013 QE - 80% CE - 80%
ABS National Pass Rate 2009-2013 QE - 87% CE - 82% 

Interview invitations will be extended by e-mail only. Interviews will be conducted starting in November and ending in January. Once candidates have confirmed their interview date, they will be e-mailed a packet of information, consisting of an itinerary for the interview, information about the program, and recommendations for lodging. If you have any questions or would like to check the status of your application, please call us at 617-789-2990.

License Requirements

Physicians(both US and International) applying for an initial limited license will be required to pass USMLE Step 1 and Step 2, CK and CS, or the first two levels of COMLEX or complete all parts of MCCQE

Exchange Visitor J-1, Required for all International applicants

The foreign national physician must pass Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), or an examination determined to be equivalent to the NBME by the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services.  In addition, the foreign national physician must hold a valid Standard ECFMG certificate; have a contract with an ACGME-accredited program at  St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (SEMC), provide a written statement from the Ministry of Health in the country of most recent legal permanent residence that attest to the need for physicians trained in the exchange visitor’s specialty and that verifies that the exchange visitor has filed written assurance that he/she will return to the county upon completion of training.  The duration of participation for the exchange visitor at SEMC is for the time required to meet the educational requirements for certification by an American specialty board that has been recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.  Duration of participation is further limited to a maximum of 7 years.

Temporary Worker H-1B visas will not be provided for the 2015/2016 academic year.


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