ERIC Number: ED101930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Foreign Trained Physicians and American Medicine.
Stevens, Rosemary; Vermeulen, Joan
The purpose of the study was to bring together available materials on the location, activity, and function of more than 63,000 foreign trained physicians in the United States; to review the political, economic, and organizational factors which have led to the current manpower situation; and to analyze these data in terms of physician manpower, politics, and research. The study offers what is presently known about foreign trained physicians in the United States and the implications of this knowledge for future policy developments and academic research. The major areas discussed are: Foreign Medical Graduates and Medical Manpower in the United States; Qualifications, Testing, and Licensure-The Role of Professional Organizations; International Exchange and Immigration: The Role of Government; and Implications. The monographh also contains extensive statistical tables in support of conclusions and recommendations. (Author/BR)
Descriptors: Foreign Nationals, Labor Economics, Labor Needs, Labor Supply, Labor Utilization, Medicine, Physicians, Research, Science Education, Scientific Personnel
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 1741-00051, $2.35, domestic postpaid)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. Bureau of Health Manpower Education.
Authoring Institution: N/A