Foreign-Trained Dentist vs. International Medical Graduate: What Can We Learn from International Medical Graduate Literature?

Judy Chia-Chun Yuan, Foteini Touloumi, Fatemeh Afshari, Michael Spector, Cortino Sukotjo
2022 Education Sciences  
The United States of America has traditionally attracted people from various countries, including physicians and dentists, who wish to further their education and career in the U.S. international medical graduates' (IMGs) role has been shown to be vital in medical academics and healthcare delivery systems. IMGs' demographics, contribution to the U.S. healthcare system, education and research, and challenges in the U.S. medical system have been extensively investigated. However, similar data are
more » ... limited to foreign-trained dentists (FTDs). This study reviews the current literature related to IMGs and FTDs and proposes some recommendations for future studies.
doi:10.3390/educsci12090631 fatcat:dsdluktupngebnez2j334vmfie