IMGs from Côte d'Ivoire for USMLE and Residency

Ivorian 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 Côte d'Ivoire 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.

Ivorian medical graduates usually come from these medical schools:

UFR des Sciences Médicales, Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny
Université Alassane Ouattara UFR Sciences Médicales