The National Resident Matching Program No Longer Meets Doctor Needs

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization created in 1952 to place American medical school students into U.S. teaching hospitals’ residency training programs, which are mostly taxpayer subsidized through Medicare funds. Since its founding, NRMP has expanded its mission to place qualified non-U.S. citizen international medical...
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AMA Lobbies for More Foreign Doctors, but Qualified Americans Shut Out

Last month, the American Medical Association issued a press release that urged U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to process more H-1B visas, thereby allowing more nonresident physicians to come to the United States to practice medicine. The AMA claimed that a shortage of nonresident physicians who help fill care gaps in...
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