University of Nebraska Medical Center

International Graduates

We welcome applicants from outside of the United States. Our Office of Global Engagement provides information and several services related to visa sponsorship and related topics for departments at UNMC, as well as international students, scholars and employees.


  • Graduation from medical school within the last 5 years
  • Clinical experience in the United States
  • Activity in clinical medicine within the past 5 years
  • Three letters of recommendation 2 from surgeons
  • Complete ERAS application 
  • Pass the clinical skills examination on the first attempt
  • USMLE transcript
  • USMLE Step 1 & 2 scores of no less than 230
  • We sponsor J1 visas and can sponsor H1 visas based on the applicant’s overall qualifications (to qualify for H1 visa, USMLE 3 must be completed successfully)

Strongly Preferred but not Required

  • U.S. experience
  • ECFMG certification