2021 Match hits record highs despite pandemic’s disruptions
2.7% rise in PGY-1 positions offered. IMGs see notable drop in match rate during this unprecedented residency-application cycle.
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Biden delays Trump immigration rule on cap-subject H-1B visas
New administration pushed back rule that would consider H-1B visa applicants based on earning power rather than the value they’d bring.
Meet the AMA’s Capitol Hill allies protecting patients and practices
Learn how a diverse group of lawmakers has worked with the AMA to carry favorable legislation over the finish line and block harmful measures.
A look at Main Residency Match during pandemic & ranking advice
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing what medical students need to know about matching during the pandemic.
How COVID-19 affects IMGs
IMG physicians face an uncertain future as COVID-19 brings precarious visa status, lack of immigration protection and disrupted training.
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