CMA lauds "critical" role played by IMGs

March 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/4/2009 Doctor's Health Matters, p581
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The article reports on the statement of Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president Robert Ouellet regarding the role of international medical graduates (IMGs) during orientation session in Winnipeg, Manitoba. According to him, the doctors trained outside the country made contributions to the health and well being of Canadians. Ouellet noted that CMA also greatly benefited from the experience of IMG members. It cites that the orientation was sponsored by the University of Manitoba.


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