Vermont Service Center Confirms that Delays are Occurring in Regards to the Issuance of J-1 Waiver Approvals for Physicians

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently reported that its Vermont Service Center (“VSC”) has been unable to issue approval notice for J-1 waivers […]

Iowa Enacts the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

The Governor of Iowa recently signed the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact into law. This compact will expedite the process through which physicians obtain licensure […]

Bill Introduced to Expedite the J-1 Visa Stamping Process for Foreign Medical Graduates

On April 21st, 2015, Representatives Grace Meng (D-NY) and Tom Emmer (R-Minn) introduced the Grant Residency for Additional Doctors Act of 2015 to the […]

AAMC Report on Physician Workforce Shortage

The Association of American Medical Colleges (“AAMC”) recently released a report that found that the U.S. will have a shortage of 46,000 to 90,000 […]

The Atlantic Questions Whether Medical Licensing Policies in the U.S. Deter Foreign Medical Graduates

In a recent article, The Atlantic reviewed the process that foreign medical graduates must follow to obtain a medical license and asked whether these […]

Bill Introduced To Expedite the Review of J-1 visas for Foreign Medical Graduates

On November 18, 2014, Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY 6th District) introduced the Grant Residency for Additional Doctors Act of 2014 (or GRAD Act of […]

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Physician Employer Loses Again

In a legal case that has been ongoing for more than 12 years, a physician employer has lost again – this time at the […]

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Physican Recruiting



This advisory is applicable to recruitment of international medical graduates, meaning foreign-born individuals who have completed their medical residency in the U.S.

SCENARIO #1: Physician […]

Recent Physician Residency Match Indicates More Than 1/3 of Residents Matched are International Medical Graduates

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is a U.S. based organization that matches medical school students with residency programs. Recent data released by the […]

Healthcare Symposium

Many factors are creating an increase in demand for healthcare workers. According to a report published in U.S. News and World Report in January, […]