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  • Providing bilingual family physicians for underserved communities
  • Committed to training Family Medicine physicians for California's underserved and vulnerable populations


Are you an International Medical Graduate (IMG) from Latin America or a Spanish-speaking country who is interested in obtaining residency training in Family Medicine and a medical license to practice in California? The goal of the UCLA IMG program is to provide bilingual (English-Spanish) family physicians for our state's underserved rural and urban communities which include large Hispanic and other vulnerable populations.Read more

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Becoming a Doctor in the U.S.

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An overview of the steps needed to become a doctor in the U.S.

California Letter or PTAL

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A guideline to obtaining your Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter