Frequently Asked Questions


We will review your documents upon obtaining your completed application, the required documents as per the checklist and the application processing fee. If all submitted documents are approved, the trainee will be informed by email of his/her acceptance and will be sent an invoice for the clerkship or externship. Once that invoice has been paid, the trainee will be informed of the start date and hospital. 

 

Clinical Documents

  • Dean's Letter(s) of Good Standing (LGS)
  • Government issued photo ID (Driver's License, State ID, or Passport)
  • NYSED Short-Term Clerkship Eligibility Letter (for clerkships only) 
  • Successful completion of Basic Sciences documented by transcript in English
  • USMLE Step 1 Score report ( if available)
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • National Background Check Report
  • HIPAA Certificate
  • Infection Control Certificate
  • Basic Medical Coverage
  • Basic Life Support course completion 
  • Tuition Payment

Health Documents

  • Physical Exam
  • Negative PPD, Mantoux, or Quantiferon-Gold Test
  • Negative Chest X-ray ( If has history of positive PPD)
  • Positive/Reactive IgG titer for Measles (Rubeola)
  • Positive/Reactive IgG titer for Mumps
  • Positive/Reactive IgG for Rubella
  • Positive/Reactive IgG titer for Varicella (VZV)
  • Positive/Reactive Hepatitis B Surface (IgG) antibodies
  • Proof of HepB vaccine series in progress
  • Negative HepBIgG titer with proof of HepB booster
  • Influenza vaccine for current season (September thru March)

 

1) Must be attending or have graduated from a World Health Organization (WHO) and International Medical Education Directory (IMED) recognized Medical Program.

2) Must have completed medical rotations in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Psychiatry.

The following must also be submitted

Clinical Documents

  • Dean's Letter(s) of Good Standing (LGS)
  • Government issued photo ID (Driver's License, State ID, or Passport)
  • NYSED Short-Term Clerkship Eligibility Letter (for clerkships only) 
  • Successful completion of Basic Sciences documented by transcript in English
  • USMLE Step 1 Score report ( if available)
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • National Background Check Report
  • HIPAA Certificate
  • Infection Control Certificate
  • Basic Medical Coverage
  • Basic Life Support course completion 
  • Tuition Payment

Health Documents

  • Physical Exam
  • Negative PPD, Mantoux, or Quantiferon-Gold Test
  • Negative Chest X-ray ( If has history of positive PPD)
  • Positive/Reactive IgG titer for Measles (Rubeola)
  • Positive/Reactive IgG titer for Mumps
  • Positive/Reactive IgG for Rubella
  • Positive/Reactive IgG titer for Varicella (VZV)
  • Positive/Reactive Hepatitis B Surface (IgG) antibodies
  • Proof of HepB vaccine series in progress
  • Negative HepBIgG titer with proof of HepB booster
  • Influenza vaccine for current season (September thru March

 

One should apply 60-90 days ahead of the intended start date to attain your visa if necessary and to secure the clerkship or externship.

 

There is a one-time application fee of $199 USD.

Training site fee varies from $400 - $700 per week based on the site. We schedule in 4 week blocks only and will bill candidates in 4 week blocks. 

*Clinical campuses will be paid prior to start of clerkship/externship to confirrm start date.

 

 

No, we are an academic management entity for teaching hospitals

 

The one-time non-refundable application fee is due at the time of applying.

To reserve your spot with MedPathway, Tuition is due in full upon approval of all documents submitted and approval of the clerkship or externship four weeks prior to the start date. Applicants will be informed by email when approved.

There will be no refunds of any fees paid within this period or beyond 

 

We have very limited housing opportunites offered to approved applicants.

 

Yes, for students doing clerkships consistent with United Stated Department of State (FAM 41.31). A letter verifying the rotation will be transmitted to the applicant upon completion of eligbility requirements. MedPathway and its affiliates or its agents do not issue a Visa to enter the United States.

 

This varies from school to school. However, we will work with your medical school to ensure you obtain the best experience to acquire credit for what was completed. An evaluation can be completed by the preceptor, signed by the program director and submitted to the medical school upon request from the medical school.

 

Yes, this is possible. However, this would be at the discretion of the preceptor. Typically this is based solely on your performance and whether you have met all the objectives during your tenure with the preceptor. Preceptors are aware that most trainees are seeking an L.O.R. upon completion.

 

If so, please feel free in contacting us by email.

 

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