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Q. What is your program application cutoff date?

A. November 30th.

Q. Do you have a graduation cut off year?

A.  No.

Q. What is the minimum number of Letters of Recommendations required?

A. Three (3) letters.

Medical Licensing Exams

Q. What are your USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 CK minimum score requirements?

A. Step 1, 194 and Step 2, 209.

Q. Do I need to have completed the USMLE Step 2 CS by the application due date?

A. By rank list deadline.

Q. Is there an “attempt” limit for either exam?

                       A. First attempt is highly recommended.

Q. Do you accept COMLEX?

A. COMLEX is accepted if you are a Osteopathic graduate. A minimum score of 400 will be accepted.


Q. Do you allow Moonlighting?

A. Yes, PGY3s and PGY4s with approval from Program Director and per Gateway residency policy. Internal and external opportunities are available.

International Medical Graduates (IMG's)

Q. Do you accept IMG's?

A. Yes.

Q. Is US Clinical experience required?  

A. Yes.

Q. How much experience?

A.    At least 6 months. Externship, clerkship or sub-internship.

Q. Do you currently have observerships or preceptorships for IMGs'?

A. No.

Q. Do you sponsor the H1B/J1 visa?

A. No. We accept U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

Q. What is the ECFMG certification deadline?

A. December 31st.

Q. Do you accept the ECFMG-sponsored J1 visa?

A. No.

Medical Student Rotations

Q. Do you offer Medical Student rotations?

A. Gateway provides psychiatry clerkships for Mercer School of Medicine.  Gateway is currently not taking medical students from other schools.