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If Fewer International Medical Graduates are Allowed in the U.S., Who Might Replace Them in Rural Underserved Areas?

Description
Describes a study based on 1991 and 1996 data that identified rural communities that would be most affected by a decrease in availability of international medical graduates (IMGs) and perceptions of recruiters on who might replace IMGs in these areas.
Author(s)
Leonard D. Baer, Thomas R. Konrad, Rebecca T. Slifkin
Date
05/2001
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Health workforce supply and demand · J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Recruitment and retention of health professionals