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J-1 Exchange Visitor Program

Foreign Medical Graduates entering a residency or fellowship program at SUNY Upstate Medical University on a J-1 Visa must obtain sponsorship through ECFMG. 

For information and guidance, please contact the Graduate Medial Education Office:


Graduate Medical Education
Upstate University Hospital
Rm. 1816
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-8948
Fax: 315 464-7619
email:  [email protected]

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The University's J-1 Exchange Visitor program for research scholars, postdocs and students has been relocated to the International Student Services office.

For information and guidance, please contact the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program Advisor:


Ms. Jennifer Abbott, Assistant Registrar/International Student Advisor

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 315 464-4604
Fax:  315 464-8822
Hours:   Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
International Student Services
Campus Activities Building
Rm. 203
155 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
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