What are the requirements for getting into the Externship program?

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


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