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Minnesota International Medical Graduates Residency Preparation Program – BRIIDGE

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 20, 2024

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.


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

  • Currently residing in the U.S. as a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Did not enter the United States on a J1 or similar nonimmigrant visa following acceptance into a U.S. medical residency or fellowship program
  • MD degree or international equivalent
  • At least 2 years of documented Minnesota residency by May 20, 2024
  • ECFMG Certification
  • Passing score on USMLE Steps 1 and 2 within 3 attempts
  • Demonstrated typing proficiency
  • Personal health insurance coverage throughout the program period
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding
This is an educational opportunity.
Application process

A link to the online application portal is available on the program website.

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

Organizations (2)

  • Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, view details
  • University of Minnesota, view details

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