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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply for the Pathology Residency Program at UC Davis? +

  • What is your Application deadline? +

  • What qualifies a student as an international medical graduate? +

  • How do international medical graduates (IMG)s obtain certification to enter US residency programs, obtain US medical licenses, and qualify for STEP III exams? +

  • What visas do you sponsor and/or accept? +

  • Is US clinical experience required? If so, how long? +

  • Do you have a graduation cut off time? +

  • What are your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge minimum scores, and what are the max amount of attempts? +

  • Is the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skill required for the interview and what are the max attempts for that? +

  • Do you offer a couples match? +

  • Do you require the ECFMG certificate for an interview? +

  • Do you require a PTAL or is a receipt for a PTAL acceptable for an interview? +

  • What’s the total number of residents in your program? and if any, how many IMG's do you have? +

  • How much call do residents take? +

  • What is considered a completed application? +

  • Where can I find more information about your residency program? +