ECFMG Responsibilities

  • Establish policies and procedures for document processing. 
  • Provide ERAS tokens to IMGs applying for residency positions in U.S. programs. 
  • Support ECFMG’s On-line Applicant Status and Information System (OASIS), which allows specific documents to be uploaded and processed. 
  • Upload and process all supporting documents received from applicants and medical schools. 
  • Process USMLE transcript requests for programs designated by the applicant, including requests for updated scores. 
  • Send ECFMG Status Report. 
  • Support applicants and provide guidance in the application process. 
  • Maintain confidentiality of applicant information. 

Note for IMGs: ECFMG has requested that IMGs adhere to all guidelines published on its ERAS Support Services website. Failure to read and comply with all ECFMG published guidelines may result in processing delays. Please visit the ECFMG website to review the guidelines and a complete list of services.