Why C.H.H.A.

We work with international medical students (IMGs) to further their careers in the United States. Our goal is to help you build the foundation of a long and fulfilling career.

Overview

IMGs make up a significant part of the residency applicant pool. However, to be considered competitive candidates, they must train in ACGME accredited hospitals. C.H.H.A. helps IMGs obtain quality US clinical experience and provides mentorship to aspiring physicians.

72,000

Successful MD graduates worldwide

15,000+

US MD graduates licensed in all 50 states

80+

Visiting professors a year

100+

Affiliated teaching hospitals in Mexico

20+

Affiliated teaching hospitals in the US and Puerto Rico

92%

First-choice residency placement

Clerkship Benefits

01

The Personalized Guidance You Need as an IMG

Our goal is to help you build a competitive US residency application. We specialize in working with international medical students (IMGs) and universities. We’ll work with you to ensure you obtain the necessary experience to match into residency.

02

Trusted Partners

To guarantee a positive experience for everyone, we only work with partners and affiliates that we’ve personally selected and vetted. Every single one has gotten the C.H.H.A. stamp of approval.

03

A Variety of Opportunities Based on Your Goals

Are you interested in pursuing internal medicine? Or perhaps pediatrics is your focus. Whatever your goal might be as an IMG, we have the experts and the clerkship to help you get there.

"I had a fantastic experience rotating here. The preceptors helped me attain residency through their guidance. I was taught the skills required to succeed in my residency program."

Maria R.

Student

"Every preceptor I've had the opportunity of rotating with has been very willing to teach and has been very kind to me as a student. I have been taught how to have great bedside manners and how important it is to love what you do but most importantly your patients."

Matt N.

Medical student

"The doctors have taught me valuable lessons on how to talk to patients, how to make diagnoses, and how to work out a plan for each individual patient, how to eliminate all the differentials and make the final diagnosis."

Ryan H.

Medical student

"The experience has been excellent! From surgical exposure to priceless clinical skills, it has been an outstanding program. The small group setting has really allowed me to connect with the doctors and engage in patient care."

Luis S.

Medical student

"I had a fantastic experience rotating here. The preceptors helped me attain residency through their guidance. I was taught the skills required to succeed in my residency program."

Maria R.

Student

"Every preceptor I've had the opportunity of rotating with has been very willing to teach and has been very kind to me as a student. I have been taught how to have great bedside manners and how important it is to love what you do but most importantly your patients."

Matt N.

Medical student

"The doctors have taught me valuable lessons on how to talk to patients, how to make diagnoses, and how to work out a plan for each individual patient, how to eliminate all the differentials and make the final diagnosis."

Ryan H.

Medical student

"The experience has been excellent! From surgical exposure to priceless clinical skills, it has been an outstanding program. The small group setting has really allowed me to connect with the doctors and engage in patient care."

Luis S.

Medical student

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Residency Match Results

Westside Regional Medical Center

Miami, Florida

Mountain View Hospital

Las Vegas, Nevada

UT Health School of Health

San Antonio, Texas

Loma Linda University of Health

Loma Linda, California

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Hospital Name

2972 Westheimer Rd. Santa Ana, Illinois 85486

Testimonials

what our students say about us

"I had a fantastic experience rotating here. The preceptors helped me attain residency through their guidance. I was taught the skills required to succeed in my residency program."

Maria R.

Student

"Every preceptor I've had the opportunity of rotating with has been very willing to teach and has been very kind to me as a student. I have been taught how to have great bedside manners and how important it is to love what you do but most importantly your patients."

Matt N.

Medical student

"The doctors have taught me valuable lessons on how to talk to patients, how to make diagnoses, and how to work out a plan for each individual patient, how to eliminate all the differentials and make the final diagnosis."

Ryan H.

Medical student

"The experience has been excellent! From surgical exposure to priceless clinical skills, it has been an outstanding program. The small group setting has really allowed me to connect with the doctors and engage in patient care."

Luis S.

Medical student

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Student

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