0
ARTICLE |

FOREIGN MEDICAL GRADUATES

Robert Boggs, M.D.; Alex M. Burgess, M.D.; Irving Graef, M.D.
JAMA. 1960;172(12):1321. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020120099025.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

ABSTRACT

To the Editor:—  The editorial, entitled "America's Responsibility to the Foreign Medical Graduate," which appeared in The Journal, Nov. 14, 1959, page 1577, deserves wide reading and the approbation of all American physicians and others who are involved in the problems of meeting America's health needs. Since World War II, foreign medical graduates have been an important factor in reducing the gap between the physician population and the general population in the United States. They have also filled many thousands of internships and residencies in the hospitals in this country which would otherwise have been vacant. The National Committee for Resettlement of Foreign Physicians, since its founding in 1939, has provided evaluation and placement services for foreign physicians. These services have been provided primarily for escapees and voluntary immigrants, but help has also been given to a limited number of exchange students. The committee has worked to maintain the high

Topics

Sign In to Access Full Content

Don't have Access?

Register and get free email Table of Contents alerts, saved searches, PowerPoint downloads, CME quizzes, and more

Subscribe for full-text access to content from 1998 forward and a host of useful features

Activate your current subscription (AMA members and current subscribers)

Purchase Online Access to this article for 24 hours

First Page Preview

View Large
/>
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();