IMGs from Netherlands for USMLE and Residency

Dutch 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 Netherlands 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.

Dutch medical graduates usually come from these medical schools:

International University School of Medicine Kralendijk
Erasmus Universiteit Faculteit der Geneeskunde Rotterdam
Leiden University Medical Center Leiden
Maastricht University Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences Maastricht
Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen Faculteit der Medische Wetenschappen Nijmegen
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen Faculteit der Medische Wetenschappen Groningen
Universiteit Utrecht Faculteit Geneeskunde Utrecht
Universiteit van Amsterdam Faculteit der Geneeskunde Amsterdam
VUmc School of Medical Sciences Amsterdam
Saba University School of Medicine