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International Medical Graduates (IMGs) constitute around 25% of the US pediatric workforce. Their recruitment into US residency training yields concerns regarding their competence, though this has not been formally studied. Cincinnati Children's Hospital has systematically recruited IMGs over 16 years. This study evaluates perceptions of IMG performance by faculty and US-graduate (USG) peers.
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Name: Academic pediatrics
International medical graduates (IMGs) play an important role in many Western countries because of globalization and physician shortages. While the IMGs investigated in most studies were immigrants, f...
Differential performance in postgraduate examinations between home medical graduates and those who qualified outside their country of practice is well recognised. This difference is especially marked ...
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This study evaluates and compares the efficacy of professional versus peer-based delivery of family-based treatment for childhood overweight and obesity in elementary school aged children....
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
The effect or sway that a PEER GROUP exerts on the beliefs, value systems and behavior of each member of a group. The social expectations for individuals to conform to peer group influence is known as peer pressure.
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
An organized procedure carried out by a select committee of professionals in evaluating the performance of other professionals in meeting the standards of their specialty. Review by peers is used by editors in the evaluation of articles and other papers submitted for publication. Peer review is used also in the evaluation of grant applications. It is applied also in evaluating the quality of health care provided to patients.
Physicians who hold degrees from medical schools in countries other than the ones in which they practice.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...