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Empowering IMGs to learn, grow, and navigate the residency journey together.

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Hello!  I’m Simone, Your Coach

I have been an English language professional for over 20 years. After working with a physician from Vietnam who needed help with his spoken English, it was clear to me that there is a broad need for physician-specific English communication programs.

I realized that physicians have unique vocabulary requirements, so I began focusing my energy on providing the skills and tools that international physicians can use to communicate clearly and effectively, taking cultural nuances into consideration.

Now after years of mentoring and encouraging IMGs through the Match and beyond, I'm so proud of the hundreds who have been helped on their professional journeys.  

It truly is an honor to serve those who serve.

Drs. Vien and Tam

Join our community today!

Welcome to our community of like-minded international medical graduates (IMGs) advancing their careers in the United States. This is a place where we come together to share our experiences, support each other, and help one another navigate the challenges of this exciting and rewarding journey.

Our community is highly interactive, with members sharing their struggles and triumphs in real-time, posting tips and advice, and engaging in lively discussions on a wide range of topics. Whether you are looking to build your professional network, prepare for residency or fellowship interviews, improve your English fluency, or learn more about American culture, you will find a wealth of resources and support here.

We take great pride in fostering a safe and supportive environment for all members, and our community is built on the principles of mentoring and encouragement. No matter where you are in your journey, whether you are just starting out or are well on your way, you will find a welcoming community of like-minded individuals who are eager to help you succeed.

So join us today and be a part of a vibrant and dynamic community of IMGs who are all working towards the same goal – building a successful career as a doctor in the United States.

American English for IMGs

American English for IMGs is designed specifically for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) who are looking to improve their American English pronunciation and communication skills.

The course covers a range of topics, including the fundamentals of English pronunciation, fluency-building techniques, stress and intonation patterns, thought groups and focus words, as well as the most common pronunciation challenges faced by IMGs.

Through a combination of informative videos, practical exercises, and personalized feedback, you'll gain the skills and confidence needed to communicate more effectively with patients, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals. You'll also have the opportunity to practice your skills in a supportive and encouraging environment, and receive guidance and support from experienced language professionals.

Whether you're looking to boost your confidence in your spoken English or simply want to enhance your communication skills, this course will provide you with the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to succeed. Join us today and take the first step towards mastering American English as an IMG!

Road to Residency

Road to Residency is designed specifically to help you, an international medical graduate (IMG), navigate the process of applying for residency programs in the United States.

In this course, we will cover all aspects of the residency application process, providing guidance and strategies for each step along the way. You will learn how to write a compelling personal statement that showcases your strengths and experience, build a professional network that will support you in securing the ideal residency program, and develop the skills and confidence necessary to excel in residency interviews.

Through a series of engaging video lectures and interactive exercises, you will have the opportunity to learn and practice the techniques needed to craft an outstanding personal statement, establish valuable connections within the medical community, and effectively respond to common interview questions.

We will also delve into important topics such as the US healthcare system, the Match process, and the unique challenges and opportunities faced by IMGs. Whether you are just beginning your residency application journey or seeking to refine your skills and strategies, "Your Road to Residency" is here to provide you with the knowledge and tools essential for success.
Enroll today and take the first step towards a successful career in medicine.

Communication Elevation

Communication Elevation is a comprehensive course designed specifically for International Medical Graduates (IMG), who are preparing to embark on their medical residency journey. This course is tailored to address the unique communication challenges faced by IMGs, with a strong emphasis on elevating spoken English skills vital when working in the United States.

The course is designed to equip you with essential skills for effective communication in a residency setting. You will develop exceptional spoken English skills to facilitate clear and concise communication with patients, colleagues, and medical staff.

Throughout the course, the focus will be on expanding your medical vocabulary, familiarizing you with common terms, abbreviations, and acronyms used in various medical specialties. You will also have the opportunity to hone your active listening skills, enabling you to understand patient concerns, demonstrate empathy, and establish rapport.

The course encourages self-reflection and collaboration with your cohort during the TalkLab live sessions. You will have the chance to develop cultural sensitivity and acquire strategies for effective communication in diverse healthcare environments. 

Finally, the course will cover techniques specifically tailored to help you manage challenging communication scenarios, such as difficult patients, language barriers, and conflicts, with confidence and professionalism.

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