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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Where all prospective doctors, whether from the national jurisdiction or international medical graduates (IMGs), are required to pass a national licensing exam in order to practice within that jurisdiction;
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).
medical schools will just displace some of the international medical graduates (IMGs) who now fill these slots, with no net change in the total number of physicians entering practice from U.S.
International medical graduates, especially those from foreign countries, may be more geographically mobile because they are less likely to be connected through family or friends to particular communities in the United States.
I know several international medical graduates (IMGs) who were working in their home countries as medical doctors but who, after arriving in this country either did not pursue taking the test or took it but did not pass, but who would be happy to work as physician assistants.
Based on 484 Canadian and international medical graduates from three residency program in Canada, 88% of the candidates conveyed that they could accurately depict themselves in the MMI process.
The contribution of international medical graduates to diversity in the U.S.
He pointed out that at present International Medical Graduates (IMGs) account for 24% doctors in USA and the number of Pakistani educated physicians in active practice in United States was 13,348.
This represented the largest cohort of international medical graduates in Canada, almost double the next-largest group, which came from Ireland.
(3) United States medical school graduates (USMGs) include graduates of US MD and DO programs; international medical graduates (IMGs) are graduates of international medical schools, including US citizen graduates of Caribbean medical schools.
In a province where many doctors are international medical graduates and/or hail from non-rural communities, a failure to understand what the patient is saying is a barrier to communication.
Summary: For the second consecutive year, the number of noncitizen international medical graduates who applied to study in US residency programmes has declined

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