The metrics of the physician brain drain.

  title={The metrics of the physician brain drain.},
  author={Fitzhugh Mullan},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={353 17},
  • F. Mullan
  • Published 27 October 2005
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • The New England journal of medicine
BACKGROUND There has been substantial immigration of physicians to developed countries, much of it coming from lower-income countries. Although the recipient nations and the immigrating physicians benefit from this migration, less developed countries lose important health capabilities as a result of the loss of physicians. METHODS Data on the countries of origin, based on countries of medical education, of international medical graduates practicing in the United States, the United Kingdom… 

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