2018 AUPN Program Directors Workshop
(Held in conjunction with AAN Annual Meeting)
The 2018 Program Director’s workshop will focus on the International Medical Graduate (IMG) trainee. The first part of this workshop will provide an overview of current and future contributions of IMGs to the neurology workforce as well as discuss how to approach the selection process of IMGs and what PDs need to know about complying with immigration laws and visas. The second part of the workshop will focus on the IMG resident experience. A panel of internationally trained neurology trainees and faculty will share their experiences with preparing for US residency, orientation to the US healthcare system, discrimination in the workplace, and other relevant topics to PDs. Group discussion will be focused on how neurology PDs can promote a training environment that will optimize the wellness and success of our IMG residents.
1. Provide an overview of current and potential future contributions of IMGs to the neurology workforce.
2. Understand how to approach the selection process of IMGs as well as comply with immigration laws and visas.
3. Engage in a productive discussion about the current experiences and challenges that IMGs face with the goal of improving IMG resident wellness and success.
Erica Schuyler, MD; University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Presentation Slides (Overview of IMGs in the Neurology Workforce and in GME)
Presentation Slides (Advising IMG Residents in Career Planning)
Zachary London, MD;University of Michigan Hospitals
Presentation Slides (Current Process for Welcoming and Orientating IMGs)
Ms. Eleanor Fitzpatrick; ECFMG
Presentation Slides (Overview of ECFMG and Process for IMGs to Train in the United States)
Ehtesham Khalid, MD; Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Presentation Slides (IMG Resident Experience)
Subhendu Rath, MD; University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Proleta Datta, MD, PhD; University of California San Francisco