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Continuing High Unemployment Should Keep us Focused on Jobs for Americans, Including our Doctors

July unemployment came in at 10.2 percent last month, still above the 10 percent high in the 2007-2009 recession. Now more than ever, post-pandemic and social unrest, every effort should be made to create and keep jobs for Americans across all professions to ensure that our country rights itself. That...
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American Doctors in Good Standing Should be Allowed to Work

For years, the Association of American Medical Colleges has predicted the United States will face a large physician shortage, and the coronavirus pandemic may further exacerbate this shortage. However, there are thousands of qualified U.S. doctors who are unable to practice. Every year, about 1,000 U.S. citizens graduate medical schools...
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Congress Sidelines U.S. Physicians while Championing International Doctors

Congress, immigration advocacy groups and immigration lawyers are urging the Trump administration to increase the number of foreign-born doctors to alleviate the alleged medical responders’ shortage during the coronavirus pandemic. Minnesota Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, along with colleagues in the House and Senate, wrote to U.S. Citizenship...
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Kevin Lynn Interviewed on Why Doctors in the U.S. Don’t Have Jobs in the Middle of a Shortage

On April 6, Kevin Lynn, Founder of Doctors without Jobs, talked with Rick Fowler of the Saturday Morning Update in Washington, D.C., about building awareness for Doctors without Jobs.  
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The National Resident Matching Program No Longer Meets Doctor Needs

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...
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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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