Physicians

LOBBYING UPDATE:

The Foreign Medical Group (FMG) Taskforce, comprising several business immigration attorneys, lobbied on Capitol Hill two days last week.  The group, including HLG partner […]

Physician Shortage: Suggested Policy Change

The University of Virginia has released a study that outlines a way to solve the U.S. physician shortage in many states: make the licensure […]

By |January 29th, 2013|Physicians|1 Comment

DOCTOR SHORTAGE TO WORSEN:

The federal health care law is expected to worsen the doctor shortage that already exists.  The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that in 2015 […]

TIP OF THE WEEK: RENEW HEALTHCARE CERTIFICATE BEFORE EXPIRATION

Healthcare certificate holders are required to renew their certificates until they receive permanent residence.  The heatlhcare certificate is good for a five-year from the […]

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. […]