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Your doctor didn’t graduate from a U.S. medical school? That’s just fine, study suggests
Los Angeles Times

Some U.S. patients — or even fellow doctors — might be less than comfortable with a foreign-born physician who didn’t graduate from a U.S. medical school. They shouldn’t be, a new study suggests.

Patients treated for congestive heart failure or heart attack had similar mortality rates regardless of whether they were cared for by graduates of U.S. medical schools or non-U.S. medical schools, concludes an analysis published today in the journal Health Affairs.