Table 5:

Alternate pathway for fellowship eligibilitya

Candidates Must Meet the Following:
Complete a residency in the core specialty outside the US/Canada
Demonstrate exceptional clinical excellence compared with peers
Demonstrate excellence in research, scholarship, or leadership
Verification of ECFMG status
Evaluation of performance by the CCC within 12 weeks of matriculation
  • Note:—ECFMG indicates Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates; CCC, Clinical Competency Committee.

  • a Fellowship may not lead to certification from American Board of Medical Specialties or AOA certifying boards.