IMGs from Philippines for USMLE and Residency

Filipino 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 Philippines 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.

Filipino medical graduates usually come from these medical schools:

AMA School of Medicine
Angeles University Foundation School of Medicine
Ateneo de Zamboanga University College of Medicine
Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health
Baguio Central University College of Medicine
Bicol Christian College of Medicine
Cagayan State University College of Medicine and Surgery
Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine
Cebu Institute of Medicine
Central Philippine University College of Medicine
Davao Medical School Foundation College of Medicine
De La Salle Health Sciences Institute College of Medicine
Divine Word University School of Medicine (Liceo del Verbo Divino)
Dr. Francisco Q. Duque Medical Foundation College of Medicine
Dr. Jose P. Rizal College of Medicine
Emilio Aguinaldo College School of Medicine
Far Eastern University Institute of Medicine, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
Gullas College of Medicine, University of the Visayas
Iloilo Doctors' College of Medicine
Manila Central University-Filemon D. Tanchoco Foundation College of Medicine
Mariano Marcos State University College of Medicine
Mindanao State University College of Medicine
Our Lady of Fatima University College of Medicine
Philippine Muslim-Christian College
Remedios T. Romualdez Medical Foundation College of Medicine
San Beda College of Medicine
School of Health Sciences, University of the Philippines System
Silliman University Medical School
Southwestern University School of Medicine
Southwestern University-Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine
St. Louis University School of Medicine
St. Luke's College of Medicine, William H. Quasha Memorial
St. Paul University Philippines School of Medicine
Universidad de Santa Isabel College of Medicine
University of Northern Philippines College of Medicine
University of Perpetual Help System Dalta Jonelta Foundation School of Medicine
University of Perpetual Help System Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University
University of Saint La Salle College of Medicine
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
University of the City of Manila College of Medicine