The recent Second World Conference on Medical Education, held under the auspices of the World Medical Association in Chicago, August 30September 4, 1959, afforded the opportunity for discussion with leading medical educators from many nations. That the medical profession throughout the world looks toward the United St ites for leadership and assistance has been an important factor in bringing so many graduates from foreign medical schools to the United States for graduate medical education and training experiences during recent years.
Although some of the graduates of foreign medical schools have enjoyed excellent opportunities during their graduate medical education assignments in the United States, disappointment has been expressed by many others. There appear to be three general reasons why many foreign graduates have found their experiences disappointing, and even frustrating.
Many a foreign medical graduate has come to the United States to serve an internship in which he expected to obtain