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Gonsalves, Wanda C.; Wrightson, Alan Stevens; Love, Margaret M.; Torbeck, Laura J. (2009)
Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
Journal: Medical Education Online
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects:
Purpose - International Medical Graduates (IMGs) are increasingly filling Family Medicine residency positions. (1) To what extent are residency programs recruiting and accepting IMG applicants? (2) What are program directors’ perceptions of IMG applicants? (3) What program characteristics are associated with their practices and perceptions? Methods - A 2002 national survey of Family Medicine program directors assessed program demographics and directors’ recruiting practices and perceptions regarding IMG applicants. Results - Although 88% of respondents would rank IMG applicants, only 40% agreed that they would perform as well as U.S. graduates. Programs with IMG faculty were more likely to have IMG residents (p
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    • Medical University of South Carolina Department of Family Medicine 295 Calhoun Street.
    • PO box 250192 Charleston, S.C. 29425
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