Originally Posted by Amemus
1. Doctors who graduated from foreign medical schools, and who were not US citizens when they went to medical school, who then went on to practice in the US, had significantly lower mortality rates than a) doctors who went to US medical schools and b) doctors who went to foreign medical schools and who were US citizens when they went to medical school.
2. No significant difference in mortality rates between a) all international medical graduates and b) graduates of US medical schools.
I remember this study. Makes sense. They are the cream of the crop. They are top docs. They're the best grads from their school.
They can study months, years, for USMLE. And they are smart. They can certainly outscore American-mainland rejects, who resort to Caribbean for-profit schools.
Many US-IMGs from many caribbean schools have higher mortality rates.