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2014-06-28 14:36:09

St. Michael's Hospital Study also finds 'brain waste' common Foreign-trained physicians feel there are not enough residency positions for them in countries such as Canada and the United States and this information was not communicated to them before they emigrated, a new study has found. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital surveyed international medical graduates to better understand the concepts of "brain drain," the migration of health care workers from low- and middle-income...

2014-05-27 23:00:23

The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Board of Directors has elected its newest members, including a student, resident physician, and nationally-recognized leader in Pediatrics. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Board of Directors elected three new members at its May 2014 meeting. Dr. Carol Berkowitz is the Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Professor of Clinical...

2014-04-30 23:07:46

NRMP International, a subsidiary of NRMP, takes the success of the U.S.-based organization global to offer its services to the international medical education community. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program(NRMP), a North America-based organization, is pleased to announce the launch of National Resident Matching Program International(NRMPI) to support high quality medical matching programs outside the United States and Canada. Since its...

2014-04-18 12:32:35

But they acknowledge this would have workforce implications for the NHS The pass mark for a two-part test that international medical graduates must pass to work as a doctor in the UK should be raised to reduce differences in performance between international and UK medical graduates, suggest researchers on bmj.com today. But they warn that this could create "severe workforce planning challenges" for the NHS, which has traditionally relied on international medical graduates, especially...

2014-04-15 16:28:33

OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - A record number of graduating students and physicians matched to residency training programs in Canada this year, the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) announced today. A total of 3,255 graduating students and physicians were matched in the 2014 R-1 Main Residency Match and will begin their postgraduate training on July 1, 2014. A total of 2,779 Canadian medical graduates (CMGs) were matched to residency programs, representing 96 per cent of...

2014-03-20 23:32:27

In the 2014 NRMP Main Residency Match results released today, more than 16,000 U.S. medical school seniors are among the 25,687 applicants who successfully matched to first-year residency positions. Students receive Match results today at their medical school Match Day ceremonies. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Embargoed for release until 1:00 PM EDT, March 21, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program®(NRMP®) 2014 Main Residency Match® results released today...

2014-03-18 23:31:28

More than 17,000 U.S. allopathic medical school seniors and 16,000 other applicants will receive “Match Day” results on Friday, March 21, 2014. The NRMP matching algorithm pairs applicants with their preferred U.S. medical residency training programs. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) will announce the 2014 Main Residency Match® results for more than 17, 000 United States allopathic medical school seniors and 16,000...

2014-02-27 23:34:31

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has released a data report summarizing fellowship positions offered and filled in programs participating in the NRMP’s Specialties Matching Service® (SMS®) for the 2014 appointment year. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has published Results and Data Specialties Matching Service, 2014 Appointment Year, a report summarizing all fellowship Matches in the NRMP's...

2014-01-27 23:22:13

New Book, Resident's Guide to the Fellowship Match: Rules for Success, demystifies the fellowship selection process for residents. Written by Dr. Samir Desai, a faculty member at the Baylor College of Medicine, it shows residents how to secure positions in competitive fellowship programs. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 After completing medical school, students enter residency training. For some, this is the last step in the arduous process of becoming a physician. For others,...

2014-01-15 23:25:51

The inaugural NRMP/ECFMG Charting Outcomes in the Match for International Medical Graduates has been published. The report highlights the characteristics of international medical school students and graduates (IMGs) that contribute to success in matching to residency programs. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) are pleased to announce the publication of "Charting...


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