International Medical Graduates

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Highly competitive applications from international medical graduates are gladly accepted. In addition to the materials listed on the main application page, the following is required of all international medical graduate applicants:

  • ECFMG Certification
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written
  • Adequate clinical experience in the United States

Please note, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine accepts J-1 visas sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. Please see for more information.