Class of 2022

1. Clinical curriculum

2. NBMEs

3. Residency application

  • i. September 15, 2021 – applicants may begin submitting applications to residency programs.

    ii. October 21, 2021 – MSPE released to residency programs at 9 am EST. Residency programs begin reviewing applications.

    iii. March 14, 2022 – 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 16 – 18, 2022 – SOAP rounds 1-4.

    v. March 19, 2022 – Match Day.

4. ECFMG certification

    • 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.

5. Residency at Hamad Medical Corporation

6. Remote learning