IMGs from Lesotho for USMLE and Residency


Basotho doctors study for the USMLE and get the ECFMG certificate to apply later on for residency in the US. They apply through ERAS every year to the same programs that interview and match their peers. These programs include the following: IMG Friendly.

Physicians from Lesotho will come to the US ahead of time to do 2-3 months of clinical experience to make their profile more competitive. They will do these rotations in the following hospitals before applying to residency: Observerships.


Basotho medical graduates usually come from medical schools in the nearby countries.


IMGs from Zimbabwe for USMLE and Residency


Zimbabwean doctors study for the USMLE and get the ECFMG certificate to apply later on for residency in the US. They apply through ERAS every year to the same programs that interview and match their peers. These programs include the following: IMG Friendly.

Physicians from Zimbabwe will come to the US ahead of time to do 2-3 months of clinical experience to make their profile more competitive. They will do these rotations in the following hospitals before applying to residency: Observerships.


Zimbabwean medical graduates usually come from these medical schools:

National University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine
University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences