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ODM/ECFMG Membership

ECFMG Membership Application

About this Program

Who is Eligible?
The AMA is pleased to offer membership resources and dedicated support to international medical school graduates (IMGs) who are currently ECFMG-certified and are waiting to match into a U.S. residency program (GME position). Join today to take advantage of IMG specific benefits and assistance provided by the AMA to individuals at this stage of their medical career.

Please note you must be ECFMG-certified and not yet in a residency program or practice to be eligible for this program. If you are not currently ECFMG-certified, please wait to apply until you receive your certification. The membership confirmation process can take up to 10 weeks. Until your information has been confirmed and your membership processed, you will not have access to AMA member benefits. If you are currently in a U.S. residency program or already practicing, please visit to apply.

Member Benefits

  • Powerful advocacy from the only national organization that represents all physicians. From non-discrimination policies to opposing the de-selection of medical schools to timely and fair immigration processing, we advocate on your behalf.
  • Access to FREIDA Online® - your source for information on more than 9,800 programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
  • Save up to 25% at the AMA Store on the books you need, such as The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Right Job after Residency (many titles available in e-book format).
  • Stand united with ECFMG certified individuals looking to match into a residency program, as well as other residents and fellow members nationwide who are committed to the same issues that matter to you, such as improving resident work conditions, expanding coverage for the uninsured and eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities.
  • Stay up to date on vital health care issues and research with The JAMA network, which brings together JAMA and 10 specialty journals.
  • Access to the AMA Career Planning Resource online guide, a helpful, easy to navigate resource that addresses the nonclinical demands of training in today's practice environment.
  • Discounts on programs and services from partners such as AMA Insurance, Kaplan Medical and Mercedes-Benz.

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