Wednesday, Feb. 13, 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 recommnedations proposed by the AMA International Medical Graduates Section Governing Council.
Employed physicians: Look to the AMA for advice
AMA member physicians in contractual relationships with hospitals, health systems and other similar entities can receive personal assistance from the AMA. While the AMA cannot provide legal opinions or representation, it is dedicated to answering questions and providing advice on such topics as contracting, credentialing, peer review, due process and medical staff governance.
AMA members may take advantage of this valuable resource in either of two ways:
- Complete a brief online form, and an AMA expert on physician-hospital/health system relations will contact you to discuss your questions or concerns.
- Contact AMA Member Relations via email or at (800) 262-3211 to arrange a time to discuss your questions or concerns with an AMA expert on physician-hospital/health system relations.
This offer is a benefit of AMA membership. If you're not a member, join today.