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Will I be able to practice medicine after graduating from OUM?

2021-09-06T15:13:47-04:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: , |

Yes. OUM is an internationally accredited medical school, providing the requisite credentials which graduates of international medical schools need to practice in most countries. Graduates who take and pass the required exams for licensure/registration and successfully complete an internship/residency in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Samoa, the United States, or other jurisdictions, are able to practice [...]

Will I be eligible to get into a residency program in the US or Canada?

2021-09-06T15:15:14-04:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: , |

Yes. OUM students who have successfully completed USMLE Steps and 1 and 2 are eligible to apply for US residency programs through the National Residency Match Program. Certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is also a requirement, both to begin a residency and to obtain a medical license in many US [...]

Am I eligible to practice medicine in Samoa after graduation?

2021-09-06T17:40:06-04:00September 5th, 2021|Categories: , |

Yes. In fact, OUM's Samoan scholarship recipients are required to serve the country's health system for five years following their medical training. Citizens from other countries wishing to practice medicine in Samoa must meet the country's immigration requirements and successfully apply to the Samoan Ministry of Health. Being eligible to practice in a foreign medical [...]