ECFMG Certification --

Mindy Hung


July 11, 2001

In This Article

Applications and Implications

As can be seen, obtaining ECFMG certification takes a long time. However, those committed to furthering their studies through a residence program or fellowship in the United States will find it easier if they keep these points in mind:

  • Begin thinking and planning well before the final year of medical school

  • Set aside time for study and at least $2500 US

  • Become familiar with the structure and subject of tests

  • Write to ECFMG for updated information, or visit their Web site (