IMGs from Albania for USMLE and Residency

Albania is a country in Southern Europe from which Medical Graduates come to the US. The take the USMLE and get their ECFMG certificate and apply for residency. Those already matched are distributed on the IMG friendly programs in various specialties as listed in these books:

Most of those doctors have attended these medical schools:

Our Lady of Good Counsel University Faculty of Medicine
University of Medicine of Tirana (UMT)

Albanian physicians will seek sort of USCE to improve their credentials and increase their chances to get interviews. Most of them will get into these Observerships.

Many Albanian doctors will stay and work under J1 waiver visa or will match initially with H1b visa program, either way they will later get green card and become citizens.