What makes medical graduates practise close to home?
- National and provincial retention of medical graduates of Memorial University of Newfoundland. Mathews, Maria; Rourke, James T. B.; Park, Amanda // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/15/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 4, p357
Background: Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) established its medical school in 1967 to meet the growing demand for physicians and alleviate the reliance on other Canadian and international medical schools for physicians. However, it is unclear how many of the graduates remained to...
- Physicians: Too many or too few? // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/22/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 13, p1885
Argues on the labor supply of physicians in Canada. Forecast on the shortage of physicians in the U.S. by 2010; Factors that contributed to the physician supply forecast; Comparison of the growth of medical school applications and the number of available spots from 1999-2000.
- Healthcare's foreign legion. Rhea, Shown // Modern Healthcare;9/29/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 39, p32
The article addresses the growing number of international health workers in the U.S. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the vast majority of international physicians trained stateside are choosing to stay put after completing their residencies and fellowships. A growing...
- The Future of U.S. Health Care. Salvato, Nancy // World & I;Jun/Jul2006, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p27
The article considers the limited access to medical care because of the shortage of doctors in the U.S. Other reasons creating an inability to meet the demand for physician services include population growth, a larger number of people living beyond age sixty-five and needing the most services,...
- Health Departments' Use Of International Medical Graduates In Physician Shortage Areas. Hagopian, Amy; Thompson, Matthew J.; Kaltenbach, Emily; Hart, L. Gary // Health Affairs;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p241
The Conrad "State 20" Program places international medical graduates (IMGs) on J-1 visas in health professional shortage areas (HPSAs). The authors surveyed program administrators from health departments in forty-two participating states. Problems reported include unfair working conditions and...
- Call to speed accreditation of overseas GPs. // Pulse;6/23/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 25, p2
Reports on the plans of the General Medical Council to improve accreditation services for overseas and refuge doctors in London, England.
- Medical manpower planning: advisory committee's report. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);4/6/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6474, p1088
Focuses on the medical manpower planning in Great Britain. Forecast of the supply and demand for doctors; Concern of the Advisory Committee for Medical Manpower Planning towards an oversupply of doctors; Growth rate of the number of doctors over the period 1980-2010; Need to balance the supply...
- Call to halt enrolment of medical students in Italy. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/03/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7090, p1298
Reports on the Italian federation of medical registrars' request on medical schools to halt student enrollments for a year. Number of unemployed physicians.
- Med Schools' Troubles. // Time;11/4/1957, Vol. 70 Issue 19, p90
The article focuses on the increasing demand for and shortage of doctors in the U.S. as stated by U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower at a dinner for the National Fund for Medical Education in Manhattan, New York City. Eisenhower forecast that by 1975, the nation's population will be 228 million,...