The program will only sponsor J-1 visas for international applicants. Applicants are responsible for non-institutional fees associated with obtaining a visa, including any additional processing fees and fraud fees if applicable.
The Graduate Medical Education office will assist your attorney with all information that they require in a timely manner to help expedite your visa. We can also provide a list of attorneys that work with our current residents in obtaining their visas.
The Graduate Medical Education office reminds residents when it is time to renew their visas to help ensure no lapse in visa status. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the resident to start the renewal process in a timely manner.