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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The multiple mini-interview for selection of international medical graduates into family medicine residency education.
The importance of international medical graduates in the United States.
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International medical graduates reported applying to significantly more advertised positions than did USMGs (mean = 6.2 versus 4.9, t(701) = --3.996, P < .001), and similar numbers of unadvertised positions (mean = 2.5 versus 2.6, t(697) = .439, P = .70).
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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.
The success rate that year was about 20 per cent for Canadians who had gone abroad for their medical training, compared to six per cent for immigrant international medical graduates (IMGs).
Research by University College London, published by the British Medical Journal, found a "performance gap" between international medical graduates and UK graduates.
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