International Medical Graduates (IMGs)
Ann Dohn, MA
Director, Graduate Medical Education
Designated Institutional Official (DIO), ACGME
Training Program Liaison, ECFMG
Special Programs Coordinator, Medical Board of California
Institutional Official, NRMP
Last Revised 1/23/2018
Stanford Hospital and Clinics uses the J-1 visa program sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Stanford does not sponsor H-1B visas for graduates of international medical schools. Graduates of Canadian medical schools must also use the J-1 program.
Effective January 1, 2014, ECFMG’s J-1 sponsorship application fee will increase to $285.
ECFMG requires applicants to pay the application fee through ECFMG’s On-line Applicant Status and Information System (OASIS), which can be accessed through the ECFMG website at www.ecfmg.org. Please note that the J-1 sponsorship application fee is non-refundable.