Tag: Immigration to the U.S.
AMOpportunities is excited to announce that we have raised $2.2 million in Series A funding, which will support our continued efforts to increase diversity, provide equal education to all and support immigration. Diversity drives patient outcomes, and the American healthcare system can only benefit from medical knowledge and physicians outside its borders. “To thrive, […]read more
According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, roughly one in six medical professionals are foreign-born, many working in rural or undeserved communities. These areas struggle to attract U.S.-born med school grads. The study, which estimated the proportion of non-US-born and non citizen healthcare professionals in the U.S. in 2016 by using self-reported data […]read more
Twenty years ago—as a 17-year-old—Xenia Vorotova moved from Russia to the United States. As a young girl, she gleaned the message that in the United States anything was possible from popular music, magazines and movies about the country. Vorotova, her mother and younger sister moved to New York City. While her mother had been a […]read more
Last Tuesday, Aug. 7, was a remarkable moment for Rashida Tlaib. In the Michigan primary elections, Tlaib beat five other candidates to win the Democratic nomination in Michigan’s 13th district, which includes the populous city of Detroit. This means she could—and likely will—be the first Muslim woman and first Palestinian-American woman serving in the U.S. […]read more
Dr. G Richard Olds’ article in Investor’s Business Daily highlights the need for more international doctors in the United States. Drawing on data from various academic studies, Dr. Olds discusses how foreign medical doctors impact the overall health of the American population for the better. A recent study by Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public […]read more
Becoming a doctor in the United States is a journey within itself. While the process is comprised of many steps, all aspects are aimed at ensuring the highest level of care for the well-being of patients. The following is a step by step outline of the journey all IMG’s must complete in order to live […]read more