IMG - Definitions

IMG Primary Care Residency Grant Program

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The Immigrant International Medical Graduates (IIMG) Primary Care Residency Grant Program provides grant funding to support residency training for immigrant international medical graduates. This program is one aspect of a comprehensive program authorized by Minnesota State Statute 144.1911 to address barriers to practice and facilitate pathways to assist IIMGs integrate into the Minnesota health care delivery system, with the goal of increasing access to primary care in rural and underserved areas of the state.

Eligible applicants are programs, sponsors and potential sponsors of primary care residency positions located in Minnesota that propose to train IIMG medical residents in the primary care specialties of Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Application Process

For more information and assistance, contact:
Yende Anderson
Coordinator, IMG Assistance Program
Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN  55164-0882
Phone: 651-201-5988

Updated Friday, April 13, 2018 at 12:40PM