IMGs from Uganda for USMLE and Residency

Ugandan 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 Uganda 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.

Ugandan medical graduates usually come from these medical schools:

Busitema University Faculty of Health Science
Gulu University Faculty of Medicine
Kampala International University Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Kigezi International School of Medicine
Makerere University School of Medicine
Mbarara University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine