Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Exchange of medical personnel between U.S.A. and China
by Zhang, Danning, M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 2009, 57; 1481604
Abstract (Summary)

Background. One possible remedy for U.S. healthcare personnel shortage is to introduce foreign medical graduates to work in the United States.

Methods. The data was collected from records at Beth Healthcare, LLC to identify relationships between independent and the dependent variable.

Results. The variables associated with success are having good or excellent English skills and work experience.

Discussion. The elements of age, English proficiency level, academic degree, working or/and internship experience and highest accreditation tests passed are relatively important.

Conclusion. It is feasible but difficult for Chinese physicians to obtain residencies in the United States.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Reynolds, Grace
Commitee:
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 48/04M, Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Multicultural Education, Health education, Health care management
Keywords: United States of America
Publication Number: 1481604
ISBN: 9781109658262
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