Presentation on theme: "Electronic Verification of Medical Education Credentials Rob Seaner & Kara Corrado May 3, 2012 3:20 pm Eastern Time."— Presentation transcript:
Electronic Verification of Medical Education Credentials Rob Seaner & Kara Corrado May 3, :20 pm Eastern Time
The Plan Introduction Paper process for verification of medical education credentials Electronic process for verification of medical education credentials Demo – using ECFMG Medical School Web Portal (EMSWP) to verify credentials Questions
About ECFMG The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) was founded in 1956 as a private, nonprofit organization with a primary goal to certify the readiness of international medical graduates for entry into graduate medical education and health care systems in the United States through an evaluation of their qualifications and credentials.
About ECFMG Services offered by ECFMG – ECFMG Certification – Certification Verification Service (CVS) – ERAS Support Services at ECFMG – Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program (J-1 visa) – ECFMG International Credentials Services (EICS) – Acculturation Program
The Paper Process Graduate/Medical School sends diploma to ECFMG ECFMG sends Verification of Medical Education Form to medical school by mail or courier (photo, release and diploma) Medical school completes form Certifies diploma Attaches transcript Medical School returns verification and documents to ECFMG by mail or courier
The Electronic Process ECFMG uploads the request to the ECFMG Medical School Web Portal (EMSWP) Medical School processes the request in EMSWP Views photo & release Certifies diploma Completes questions about medical education Uploads transcript Medical School submits the verification to ECFMG through EMSWP
The Team Rick Savarese, B.S., M.S. – Sr. Director of Information Technology Rob Seaner, MCSD – Business Applications Delivery Manager Kara Corrado, J.D. – Manager, Operations Program Development Marc MacDonald, B.S. – Sr. Application Developer Alex Koz, MCPD – Application Developer