Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
News for International Medical Graduates
AMA physician workforce paper presents issues facing IMGs
Download the fourth edition of the AMA's "International medical graduates in American medicine: Contemporary challenges and opportunities," a paper detailing the historical context of medical education and migration and other interesting facts about international medical graduates (IMG).
The paper touches on the many changes to the nation's health care system that are greatly affecting IMGs and provides statistics and recommendations proposed by the AMA International Medical Graduates Section Governing Council.
AMA-IMG Section Governing Council nominations due Feb. 18
Members of the AMA International Medical Graduates (IMG) Section interested in submitting nominations for this year's AMA-IMG Section Governing Council election may submit their nomination forms, biosketch and photos through Feb. 18. Nominations will be evaluated, ranked and scored by the AMA-IMG Section Nominating Committee in order to develop a ballot for the election, which will take place April 1–22.