FBI spokeswoman Nancy O'Dowd confirmed a report in The Philadelphia Inquirer that the pair took preliminary steps to apply for graduate medical programs in the U.S.
This is the first suggestion that any of the suspected Islamic terrorists in Britain wanted to come to the United States.
One of the doctors was identified as Mohammed Jamil Asha, 26, a neurologist from Jordan who was arrested in a car on the M6 Highway near Manchester, England, with his wife and 1 1/2-year-old son after the failed attacks.
The Inquirer could not determine the identity of the second doctor.
It could've been us folks.