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IMGs Are Critical to Addressing U.S. Physician Shortages and to Forthcoming HELP Committee Health Workforce Legislation

Intealth responded to recently introduced legislation that would help U.S. patients in rural and other underserved communities by addressing nationwide health care workforce shortages, particularly in primary care. International medical graduates (IMGs) — both U.S. citizens and foreign nationals — currently make up approximately one quarter of the U.S. physician workforce and play an important …(read more)

Diversity Is Essential to U.S. Health Care

William W. Pinsky, MD, FAAP, FACC
CEO, Intealth

The value of diversity in our health workforce is well documented. In many cases, patients are more likely to engage with the health care system and to comply with treatment plans when their providers are from similar backgrounds. For some, multilingual providers can be a deciding factor in their ability to access care. In short, …(read more)

Intealth Supports Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act

Intealth has joined a coalition of more than 80 health care and medical education organizations across the country in support of the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2023 (H.R. 2389/S. 1302).   This bipartisan legislation is crucial to expanding the physician workforce and to ensuring that patients across the country are able to access quality …(read more)

Match Shows Strong Gains for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

More than 8,000 IMGs Will Join U.S. Health Care Teams

The success of IMGs in pursuing graduate medical education (GME) in the United States remains strong with significant increases in the number of physicians obtaining first-year training positions, according to the results of the 2023 Main Residency Match® (The Match®) announced Friday by the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®). A total of 8,388 IMGs obtained …(read more)

Match Shows International Medical Graduates Are Resilient and Competitive in Pursuit of U.S. Graduate Medical Education

Facing pandemic-related challenges for a second year, international medical graduates (IMGs) remain resilient and competitive in pursuing graduate medical education (GME) in the United States, according to the results of the 2022 Main Residency Match® announced Friday by the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®). A total of 7,670 IMGs obtained first-year residency positions in accredited …(read more)

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