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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...

One Doctor’s Quest for Residency

Dr. Doug MedinaOne Doctor’s Quest for Residency Many Americans assume that anyone who graduates from medical school is all but guaranteed a financially secure future. Even after assuming large loans to cover the cost of education, the payoff is expected to include at the very least an upper middle class...

Prioritizing Hiring American Doctors Should be the Standard

Prioritizing Hiring American Doctors Should be the Standard Outsourcing U.S. jobs to foreign markets followed by replacing local workers with foreign laborers has been the reality of the U.S. labor market for almost two decades. Manufacturing was the start of outsourcing, and then employers moved on to back-room corporate operations...

More American Citizen Doctors Are Not Allowed to Practice

Cuban, Other International Doctors Coming to the U.S. – More American Citizen Doctors Are Not Allowed to Practice I was catching up on reading a stack of newspapers that had piled up while pondering what to write for this week’s blog when the answer leapt out at me from the...