Statement attributed to:

Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH

President, American Medical Association

“To ensure the qualifications for physicians caring for patients in the United States, the American Medical Association supports recent actions by the USMLE Program to maintain the security and integrity of testing. International medical graduates are an essential component of the U. S. health care system, providing vital care, particularly in underserved and rural parts of the country. Upholding the integrity of the USMLE test affirms their competency and qualifications.”

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