International Candidate Information
The Komen / UT Southwestern Medical Center Breast Fellowship Program requires that foreign medical graduates have their ECFMG certification prior to being accepted into the fellowship program. Please send a copy of your ECFMG certificate, notarized as a true copy of original document, with your fellowship application.
The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is authorized by the U.S. Department of State (DOS) to sponsor foreign national physicians as Exchange Visitors in accredited clinical training programs or their directly associated fellowships. The individual Exchange Visitor is required to obtain and remain in valid J-1 visa status throughout the duration of his/her stay in the United States.