Feb
07

Distant Doctors

physiciansForeign-trained doctors make up 22% of all doctors in family medicine, 25.5% in pediatrics, 30.2% in psychiatry and 38.6% in internal Medicine. In critical-care, the number is 41%, in cardiology it is 43.6%, in nephrology (kidneys) it’s 47.2% and in geriatric medicine, a whopping 50.7%. Moreover, one-fifth of nurses, home health and psychiatric aides and more than one-sixth of dentists, pharmacists and clinical technicians are foreign born.

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