international medical graduate


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international medical graduate

A US term for a medical doctor who graduated from a non-North American (i.e., Canada or US) medical school.

international medical graduate

Foreign medical graduate A physician who graduated from a non-North American–ie, Canada or US medical school. See Off-shore medical school, USFMG.
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Understanding the immigration process is critical to physician recruiters as it has become essential to recruit qualified international medical graduates with the current shortage of physicians in the United States.
Among these are PCPs more likely perceived as low quality or less desirable, such as PCPs not board-certified in their primary specialty and international medical graduates (IMGs; that is, graduated from medical school outside of the United States or Puerto Rico).
Understanding the immigration process is critical to recruiters working in the health care profession because with the shortage in physicians in the United States it has become essential to recruit qualified international medical graduates.
International medical graduates born in the United States who were generalists were less likely to locate in market areas with large black populations and especially with large Asian populations.
The clinical skills assessment for international medical graduates in The Netherlands.
The Forward to Fellowship program, facilitated by Rural Health West, provides international medical graduates with personal, professional and training support to help their integration into Australian medical general practice.
The ample clinical caseload, coupled with a well-established training system, makes South Africa a popular destination for international medical graduates (IMGs) looking to further their surgical training.
International Medical Graduates (IMGs) have been at the core of mitigating this problem, especially as long as shortage of physicians in rural areas is concerned.
Research by University College London, published by the British Medical Journal, found a "performance gap" between international medical graduates and UK graduates.
This accreditation makes HMC highly attractive to the best international medical graduates and top faculty which further strengthens our residency programmes," he said.
In Florida, what's unique is that the state has a large number of international medical graduates that are licensed to work as physicians under the supervision of already [established] licensed physicians," says Chicoye.

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