IMGs from Kazakhstan for USMLE and Residency

Kazakh 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 Kazakhstan 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.

Kazakh medical graduates usually come from these medical schools:

International Kazakh-Turkish University named after Khoja Ahmet Yassawi Faculty of Medicine
JSC Astana Medical University
Karaganda State Medical University
Kazakh National Medical University named after S. D. Asfendiarov (KNMU)
Kazakh-Russian Medical University
Nazarbayev University School of Medicine
South Kazakhstan State Pharmaceutical Academy
State Medical University Semey
West Kazakhstan State Medical University named after Marat Ospanov