AAMC: Association of American Medical Colleges

ADTS: Applicant Document Tracking System

AMG: American Medical Graduate

CAF: Common Application Form

CIN: Candidate Identification Number

CK: Clinical Knowledge

CS: Clinical Skills

CCS: Computer-based Case Simulations

ECFMG: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

ERAS: Electronic Residency Application Service

FREIDA: Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database

FSMB: Federation of States Medical Boards

IMG: International Medical Graduate

IMED: International Medical Education Directory

IWA: Interactive Web Application

LOR: Letter of Recommendation

MCQ: Multiple Choice Questions

MSPE: Medical Student Performance Evaluation

NBME: National Board of Medical Examiners

NLES: NBME Licensing Examination Services

NRMP: National Residency Matching Process

OASIS: On-Line Application Status and Information System

PC: Program Coordinator

PD: Program Director

PS: Personal Statement

RODS: Return of Documents Service

ROL: Rank Order List

SP: Standardized Patient

USCE: United States Clinical Experience

USMLE: United States Medical Licensing Examination