IMGs from Palestine for USMLE and Residency

Palestinian 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 Palestine 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.

Palestinian medical graduates usually come from these medical schools:

Al-Quds University Faculty of Medicine
An-Najah National University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Islamic University of Gaza Faculty of Medicine