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Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. - Émigré Physicians Program

The Émigré Physicians Program (EPP) is a four-year, full-time medical education program that retrains émigré physicians born and educated outside the United States to become Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) in the U.S.

Many émigré physicians who come to the U.S. are highly trained and very experienced. However, due to various licensure and other relevant regulations, many are unable to practice their profession in the U.S. without proper licensing. Physicians who successfully complete this one-of-a-kind program will have received the training necessary to qualify for graduation from NYITCOM with the D.O. degree. Medical residency follows successful graduation from the college, with the length of residency dependent upon medical specialty.

Acceptance into the Émigré Physicians Program is selective and highly competitive. Candidates are chosen based on academic excellence, an in-person interview process, and other requirements.

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