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Émigré Physicians Program (EPP)

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) offers a unique program to re-train émigré physicians born and trained outside the United States to become Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.). NYITCOM is the only medical school in the United States offering such a program and it is only offered at the Old Westbury, New York medical school campus.

Program Overview

  • Admission is competitive and highly selective; limited to 35 seats.
  • Four-year, full-time U.S. medical school program.
  • EPP students are fully integrated into the entering D.O. class and participate in all aspects of student life; research opportunities available with faculty.
  • Admitted students are strongly discouraged from working full-time throughout each academic year.
  • Students must successfully complete all academic requirements in order to qualify for graduation.
  • Medical residency follows successful graduation. Length of residency varies depending on medical specialty.

For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions:

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
Office of Admissions
Serota Academic Center, Room 203
Northern Boulevard, PO Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
Phone: 516.686.3997
Fax: 516.686.3831
Email: eppadmissions@nyit.edu
Website: https://www.nyit.edu/medicine/osteopathic_medicine_do_emigre_admissions