US Externship

We will help our students and graduates obtain U.S. clinical rotations that best match their career goals. We provide assistance with every aspect of the application process for international medical students and graduates:

  • Core rotations (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OBGYN, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, and Surgery)
  • Elective rotations (Pulmonology, Cardiology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Haematology & Oncology, Allergy & Immunology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Pathology, Radiology, Plastic Surgery, ICU, PM&R, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, and more)
  • 3  Letter of recommendation from Board Certified Physicians
  • Clinical performance evaluations after each rotation
  • Clinical rotation follow-up team

We are affiliated with hospitals and directors. We offer a rolling start date which allows students to begin their clinical rotations anytime during the year.

When you work with our Academy, you gain the opportunity to experience valuable hands-on clinical training in your desired medical specialty and in clinical research. We are here to guide you to put you on the path to achieving the career of your dreams!

Ready to learn more? Contact us today to get started!

Required Documentation For Clinical Rotations:

  • Letter of enrolment from medical school
  • Resume/CV
  • Health records (immunizations, physical exam, drug screen, PPD, flu vaccine)
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Criminal background check
  • USMLE board exam report (if available)*
  • Copy of identification card (passport or photo ID)

*USMLE Step 1 is not required to complete clinical rotations

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  USA:      001 (312) 823-6800
        INDIA:    +91 7032779158


Workshops Include:

Application workshops:

  • How to explain why you are interested in a particular specialty
  • Tips on how to begin your statement
  • Common errors to avoid
  • Review of sample personal statements
  • What program directors look for in personal statements

Interview workshops:

  • Interview patterns
  • Tips from pre-matching candidates
  • How to ask for second looks
  • Mistakes to avoid during interviews
  • Sample interview questions
  • Questions to ask faculty and residents
  • How to write and send thank you letters

ERAS Guidance workshops:

  • When and how you should apply
  • What programs you should consider applying to
  • Whom to ask for letters of recommendation
  • Entire ERAS process from insiders that know the tricks of the trade

Network of Hospital Directors Communication workshops:

  • How to maximize interview chances after applying
  • How to communicate confidently
  • How to ask for a pre-match, and/or if offered, methods to use in deciding whether or not to accept these pre-matches
  • Rank order list submission and methods in ranking

IMG Friendly Residency Programs:

  • How to choose specialties to apply to
  • Specialty preparation, and how to gear it towards application preparation
  • How to choose programs that sponsor that right visa to apply to

Visa and Housing Assistance:

Clinical Research Academy is committed to helping international medical students and graduates navigate the logistical and administrative details of securing a medical residency in the United States or a career in clinical research

Our student support services include help with:

  • Finding appropriate and affordable housing
  • Obtaining B1 Multiple Entry Visas
  • Obtaining malpractice insurance
  • And counselling on other matters regarding residency in the U.S.

By helping you manage these details, we help you focus on what really matters: learning and improving your medical skill set.

Please note that student support services are only available to students that are enrolled in our program. We do not offer these services to the general public.

We will strive to make a difference in your medical career. Contact us today to learn more.

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  USA:      001 (312) 823-6800
        INDIA:    +91 7032779158

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