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Update on COVID-19 Impact Update #2

Update on COVID-19 Impact Update #2 CAAM-HP continues to monitor the situation with the coronavirus pandemic. While our offices have reopened and our Annual General Meeting has been rescheduled, all other activities remain suspended until further notice.  We encourage medical schools here in the Caribbean, including students and graduates, to…

ECFMG|FAIMER Responds to Suspension of USMLE Step 2 CS Testing, Commits to Uninterrupted Pathway…

ECFMG|FAIMER Responds to Suspension of USMLE Step 2 CS Testing, Commits to Uninterrupted Pathway… ECFMG|FAIMER Responds to Suspension of USMLE Step 2 CS Testing, Commits to Uninterrupted Pathway for IMGs to ECFMG Certification   The May 26 announcement by the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) program that it will suspend Step 2…

COVID-19 – Impacts on IMGs and Their Contributions to U.S. Health Care

COVID-19 – Impacts on IMGs and Their Contributions to U.S. Health Care In this Issue: Strong Demand for J-1 Visa Sponsorship Continues, Few Issues with Visa Appointment Scheduling Reported ECFMG Medical School Accreditation Requirement Moved to 2024 ECFMG|FAIMER Endorses Recommendations and Resources for Medical Students, Trainees, and Physicians during COVID-19…

ECFMG Messages

ECFMG Messages In This Issue:  A Message from the Leaders of NBME and ECFMG|FAIMER  A Message to Applicants—ECFMG|FAIMER is Open and Processing Your Applications  A Message from the Leaders of NBME and ECFMG|FAIMER Dear International Medical School Educators, Students, and Graduates:  We recognize that the disruptions to USMLE testing present an…

Update on COVID-19 Impact Update #1

Update on COVID-19 Impact Update #1 CAAM-HP, like most other organisations, has had its operations significantly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to our offices being closed, the Capacity Building Workshop previously scheduled for July 26-28, 2020, all site visits as well as our Annual General Meeting are postponed…

ECFMG Statement on USMLE® Policy Changes

ECFMG Statement on USMLE® Policy Changes The United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE) program has announced three future changes to its examination program. One of these changes, a change in score reporting for Step 1 from a numeric score to a Pass/Fail designation, is designed to improve the transition of…

2023 Medical School Accreditation Requirement: New Resources

2023 Medical School Accreditation Requirement: New Resources Earlier this year, ECFMG launched a new website section dedicated to the upcoming 2023 Medical School Accreditation Requirement for ECFMG Certification. This section includes eligibility guidelines that provide more detail on how the requirement will impact individuals applying to ECFMG for Certification and…

MOU between CAAM-HP and Dominican Republic

MOU between CAAM-HP and Dominican Republic CAAM-HP is pleased to announce that on May 20, 2019 it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology (MESCYT) of the Dominican Republic in Santo Domingo. The objective of this MOU is for CAAM-HP to provide…

USA Deadline Looms for Local & Regional Medical Schools to Gain Accreditation

USA Deadline Looms for Local & Regional Medical Schools to Gain Accreditation As the 2023 deadline for international medical graduates to be certified to practise or enter residency programmes in the United States of America (USA) approaches, Caribbean states are seeking accreditation for their medical schools from the Jamaica-based Caribbean…

Announcement

Announcement The Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) is pleased to announce that it is in the process of concluding a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology of the Dominican Republic to provide accreditation services to its medical,…

Documents: Nutrition and Dietetics Education Database

Documents: Nutrition and Dietetics Education Database Documents have been added for Nutrition and Dietetics. Please see updates at the following link: Nutrition and Dietetics Education Database