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Posts Tagged ‘International Medical Graduates’

Top Healthcare Career Resources Blogs of 2021

top healthcare blogs 2021

The Healthcare Career Resources blog provides recommended reading on the topics of job searches, healthcare recruitment, and industry news from the medical field. Summarized here are the top 5 healthcare career resource articles from 2021, ranging topics from physician career opportunities to finding your specialization in nursing.

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Building the Rural Physician Workforce: The International Medical Graduate (IMG) on a J-1 Visa

A Practical Guide to Recruiting Physicians on a J-1 Visa

For this article, we will focus exclusively on non-US citizen, J1 Visa-holding physicians and rural primary care placement of these IMGs. Those recruiters new to rural recruitment and hiring IMGs for rural primary care positions need tools and tips to engage these well-trained and patient-oriented physicians for their healthcare workforce.

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What Are the Biggest US Immigration Mistakes Made by Physicians?

Tips for avoiding some of the biggest US immigration mistakes made by physicians

The United States is a popular destination for physicians, thanks to its advanced healthcare system as well as an extremely high demand for medical professionals. Despite the shortage of trained and qualified physicians in the country, however, it isn’t easy for foreign medical school graduates to make it through the United States immigration system.

Here are 10 common mistakes made by physicians while immigrating to the U.S., and some tips on avoiding them…

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Immigration and Healthcare: How Proposed Changes Could Impact the Industry

How Immigration Reform Could Impact the Healthcare Industry

Immigration is not only a hot-button political topic, it greatly affects the healthcare field. Foreign-born workers comprise: 1 out of 4 practicing physicians 1 out of 5 nurses and home health aides 1 out of 6 dentists and pharmacists ( […]

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Memorandum and Information on Physician Immigration: J-1 Waiver and H-1B Visas

H1-B and J-1 Visas for physicians

Physicians that are participating in U.S. medical school residency programs but have graduated from medical school abroad are generally known as Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs). FMGs come to the U.S. to obtain medical training and are usually on either a […]

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J-1 (Exchange Visitor) Visa for International Medical Graduates

J-1 Visa for Physicians

The most sought after visas by International Medical Graduates (IMGs) are the H-1B and J-1 visas, two visas that differ significantly. A previous post discussed H-1B visas for IMGs. In the present post I’ll discuss the basic requirements for J-1 […]

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H-1B Visas for International Medical Graduates

H-1B Visas for International Medical Graduates by Christiana Davis, MD

Millions of Americans live in medically underserved areas. Many, if not all states face physician shortages. Recruiting and retaining physicians is important in filling that need. Currently, one quarter of all physicians practicing in the US are International Medical Graduate […]

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Caribbean Medical School – Things to Know

Caribbean Medical School - Things to Know

Aspiring to become a doctor is a noble venture, but what if you are one of the many that did not qualify for the Medical Schools to which you applied? Fortunately for individuals determined enough to make it, another viable […]

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Immigration Options and Services for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

J-1 Visa Application & new requirements for 2015

The USA can be compared to Disney World, especially for International Medical Graduates (IMGs), because “here, dreams come true.” It is not astonishing that US medical hospitals and residency programs are often the first choice for smart physicians across the […]

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Communication: The Critical Accompaniment to Clinical Skills

Communication Concept

You have been trained to examine patients, obtain medical histories, order and perform diagnostic tests, interpret tests, and treat illnesses. You also counsel patients on how to take preventive measures and live healthy lifestyles. These clinical skills help you to […]

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