Class of 2021

Clinical curriculum/clerkship make up

Remote NBME

Residency application

  • i. September 15, 2020 – applicants may begin submitting applications to residency programs.

    ii. October 21, 2020 – MSPE released to residency programs at 9 am EST. Residency programs begin reviewing applications.

    iii. March 15, 2021 – at 11 am EST, applicants learn if they have matched (by email and the R3 system). 

    • SOAP-eligible unmatched and partially matched applicants can access the List of Unfilled Programs in the R3 system. Medical schools receive the List of Unfilled Programs as well.

    iv. March 17 – 18, 2021 – SOAP rounds 1-4.

    v. March 19, 2021 – Match Day

ECFMG certification

  • The USMLE Step 2 CS is temporarily suspended until at least June 1, 2021.

  • The ECFMG will accept the Occupational English Test (OET) Medicine to satisfy the English language proficiency requirement. To meet ECFMG’s requirement, applicants must attain a minimum score of 350 (Grade B) on each of the four measured components of OET Medicine: Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking.

    Applicants who have previously passed the USMLE Step 2 CS are not eligible to take the OET.

Residency at Hamad Medical Corporation

Remote learning