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Minnesota International Medical Graduates Residency Preparation Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, University of Minnesota
May 31, 2018

Yende Anderson


This is a 9-month residency preparatory program for international medical graduates in Minnesota. Training consists of inpatient, outpatient, community, and classroom components designed to optimally prepare participants to succeed in residency programs.

Prior to program participation, selected participants are required to enroll in a Fall 2018 semester course on the social determinants of health and community health in Minnesota offered through the University of Minnesota Public Health School.


The following requirements must be met in order to participate in the program:

  • At least 2 years of documented Minnesota residency by January 1, 2019
  • ECFMG Certification
  • Passing score on USMLE Steps 1 and 2 within 3 attempts
  • Demonstrated typing proficiency or completion of the typing course offered by New American Alliance for Development
  • Personal health insurance coverage throughout the program
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding
This is an educational opportunity.
Application process

Links to application instructions and the application form are available on the program website.

Submit applications electronically or in-person to:

Yende Anderson
IMG Assistance Program Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Health – ORHPC
St. Paul, MN 55164

Tagged as
Graduate medical education · Physicians · Social determinants of health · Minnesota

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