Physicians

A “WIN-WIN” IN PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT

Health Leaders Media featured a story about a hospital in Kansas is attracting physicians through a recruiting method that encourages service.  The system offers extended absence […]

HEALTHCARE OCCUPATIONS: A LOOK FORWARD

The 2012 job outlook for the health care industry is good, despite the overall economic stagnation in the U.S.  A contributing writer for monster.com […]

HEALTHCARE OCCUPATIONS: A LOOK BACK

Data on 2011 shows that healthcare occupations dominated two lists: (1) largest number of job listings on the internet; and (2) best paying professions.  […]

J-1 WAIVERS GOING FAST

With just a few months into the fiscal year, many states are reaching the limit on the number of “Conrad J-1 state waivers” that can […]

J-2 PHYSICIAN

The USCIS granted adjustment of status to an H-1b physician prior to the J-1 spouse fulfilling the three year waiver period.  Both parties were […]

HEALTHCARE SYMPOSIUM:

HLG will be hosting its 6th Annual Healthcare Symposium on the Recruitment of International Healthcare Workers Friday, October 21 from 9:00 am until 3:15pm. […]

J-1 Waiver in Texas

The state of Texas began accepting J-1 waivers on September 1, 2011 for the 2012 fiscal year.  They have already received 28 applications toward […]

RETROGRESSION: DUPLICATE IMMIGRANT VISA FEES

It can take several years for healthcare workers to obtain permanent residence in the U.S. Yet, while most of the other professionals and skilled […]

Retrogression: Healthcare Certificate Renewals

While visa retrogression affects thousands of foreign nationals who seek to immigrate to the U.S. for employment, it has a disparate impact on the seven […]

AAP IMPROPER JOB POSTINGS

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) agreed to pay $22,000 in civil penalties for improper postings on its website (www.PedJobs.org).  The Office of Special Counsel investigated based […]