TIL that a 2017 study showed that US patients treated by international medical school graduates had significantly lower mortality rates than those treated by US medical school graduates

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_medical_graduate#Quality_of_care

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  1. Im not at all surprised. I think there is something seriously wrong with the way we train doctors here. Plus we encourage them to have huge egos which i think encourages them to dismiss their patients legitimate concerns

  2. >Our analysis of 244,153 hospitalizations in Pennsylvania found that patients of doctors **who graduated from international medical schools** ***and*** **were not U.S. citizens at the time** they entered medical school had significantly lower mortality rates than patients cared for by doctors **who graduated from U.S. medical schools** *or* **who were U.S. citizens and received their degrees abroad**.
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    >**We found no significant mortality difference when comparing all international medical graduates with all U.S. medical school graduates**

    The title of your post is completely misleading, OP.

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