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Eligibility

To be eligible for admission to any Cleveland Clinic accredited residency program, you must have one of the following qualifications:

  •  Have graduated from a U.S. or Canadian medical school that is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), or

  •  Have graduated from a U.S. college of osteopathic medicine that is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or

  •  Have graduated from a medical school outside of the U.S. or Canada and meet one of the following additional qualifications:

    •  Have completed a Fifth Pathway Program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school, or
    •  Have a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), or
    •  Hold a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a U.S. licensing jurisdiction.

For more information on ECFMG certification, visit ECFMG or write or call:

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2685
215.386.5900