A comparison of the characteristics and examination performances of U.S. and non-U.S. citizen international medical graduates who sought Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certification: 1995-2004.

@article{Boulet2006ACO,
  title={A comparison of the characteristics and examination performances of U.S. and non-U.S. citizen international medical graduates who sought Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certification: 1995-2004.},
  author={John R Boulet and David B. Swanson and Richard A. Cooper and John J Norcini and Danette Mckinley},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2006},
  volume={81 10 Suppl},
  pages={
          S116-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND International medical graduates (IMGs) make up a substantial part of the U.S. physician workforce. Unfortunately, little is known about the demographic and performance characteristics of these doctors, especially over time. METHOD Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) applicants from 1995-2004 were studied. The characteristics and examination performances of U.S. citizen and non-U.S. citizen IMGs were contrasted. RESULTS ECFMG applications from U.S. citizen… CONTINUE READING
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