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Focus: The Physician Immigration Book - Shipping Now

ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Physician Immigration Book edited by Robert Aronson. Contributors are: Mary Amundson, Robert Aronson, Lisa Atkins, Therese Bart, Janice Bianco, Ingrid Brey, Brian Bruner, Elise Bruner, Jacqueline Bucar, Lisa Claypool, Kristi Crawford, Karen Dean, Alex Dgebuadze, Robert Divine, Goldie Domingue, Maria Fritzinger Elias, Eleanor Fitzpatrick, Roberta Freedman, Kristen Harris, Wendy Hess, Dayna Kelly, Khorzad Mehta, Jennifer Minear, Bruce Morrison, George Newman, Elizabeth Neuwirth, Ana Pottratz Acosta, Karen Pollins, Jennell Prentice, Elizabeth Quinn, Michelle Scimecca, Suzanne Seltzer, Carl Shusterman, Greg Siskind, Rita Sostrin, Tim Skinner, Sarah Peterson Strensrud, Margaret Stock, Hamel Vyas, Tracy Wallowicz, David Ware, Nathan Waxman, Andrew Wizner and Robert Whitehill



The book outline is as follows:


INTRODUCTION


  • Healthigration: Immigration Meets Healthcare Reform by Robert Aronson


THE PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE AND HEALTHCARE REALITIES

  • U.S. Physician Workforce Policy And The Role Of International Medical Graduates: Modest Proposals For A New Era by Kristen Harris

  • Immigration Attorneys And In-House Recruiters: The Essential Connection by Tim Skinner and Jennell Prentice

  • Rural Healthcare & Conrad 30 J-1 Waivers by Mary Amundson, and Therese Bart


THE J-1 EXCHANGE VISITOR PROGRAM: VIEWS FROM THE INSIDE AND THE OUTSIDE

  • The Evolution Of The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program And The Foreign Residence Obligation: How They Developed To Control Employment In Graduate Medical Education By International Medical Graduates by Ingrid K. Brey

  • ECFMG Role in Administering the J-1 Physician Program by Eleanor Fitzpatrick & Tracy Wallowicz

  • J-1 Clinical Training For Physicians: Institutional Consideration & Concepts by Lisa E. Claypool and Hamel Vyas

  • International Medical Graduates And The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program: Institutional Roles And Responsibilities by Janice Bianco


STARTING THE IMMIGRATION PROCESS: THE ART OF THE CLIENT INTAKE PROCESS

  • Physician Intake And Issue Spotting by Robert S. Whitehill


J-1 WAIVER STRATEGY AND PRACTICE FOR PHYSICIANS

  • 50 Ways To 30 Waivers: The Conrad State 30 Program by Suzanne Seltzer

  • Fundamentals And Relevance Of Underserved Designations by Robert D. Aronson

  • Interested Government Agency (IGA) Clinical Waiver Programs by Goldie C. Domingue

  • The New Veterans Health Administration - Again? by Michelle M. Eaton Scimecca

  • J-1 Waivers Through the U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services (HHS) - Promoting Excellence And Impact In Biomedical Research by Elizabeth Quinn


H-1B TEMPORARY WORKER CONSIDERATIONS AND STRATEGY FOR PHYSICIANS

  • Brief Overview Of Physician's Use Of H-1B Visa Category by George S. Newman

  • H-1B Visas For Physicians-In-Training: A Marathon Or An Obstacle Course? by Alexander Dgebuadze and Rita Sostrin

  • Tracking The Intractable: H-1B Fulfillment Issues For International Medical Graduates by Khorzad Mehta

  • A Look At Selected Cutting Edge Issues For H1-B International Medical Graduates by Andrew L. Wizner

  • CSpouses Should Derive More H-1B Time Along With The Green Card Process by Robert Divine

  • Who Calls The Shots: The Corporate Practice Of Medicine And Defining The Employer In H-1B Physician Cases by Jacqueline D. Bucar and Elizabeth M. Neuwirth


ASSESSING ALL POSSIBILITIES: OTHER NONIMMIGRANT VISA OPTIONS FOR PHYSICIANS

  • Alternative Non-Immigrant Visa Options For International Medical Graduates by Roberta Freedman and Lisa Atkins

  • Canadian Physicians - Separate And Unequal by Carl Shusterman


LONG TERM OPTIONS: PERMANENT RESIDENCE AND NATURALIZATION

  • Threading The Needle: Counseling The International Medical Graduate On Options For Lawful Permanent Residence by Jennifer A. Minear

  • Traversing The Permanent Residence Landscape For International Medical Graduates: A Comparative Analysis by Brian T. Bruner

  • Take One Aspirin And A Zantac Before Proceeding: The Alien Labor Certification Process For Physicians by Wendy Castor Hess, Karen M. Pollins and Maria P. Fritzinger Elias

  • "Establishing Business Necessity In Physician Labor Certification: Is It Ever A Necessity? by Dayna Kelly

  • "The Special Handling Labor Certification In The Context Of Medical Schools by David Ware

  • Obtaining The NIW Attestation Letter Of Support: Practical Guidance And Considerations by Elise Bruner

  • Searching For The Five-Year Cure: Eligibility Issues Following Completion Of The Employment Obligation In NIW Cases by Robert Aronson and Ana Pottratz Acosta

  • Twelve Years After: Six Post - NYSDOT Physician NIWs: 2010 Update by Nathan Waxman and Karen L. Dean

  • Military Service As An Option For Foreign Health Care Professionals by Margaret D. Stock


COMPLIANCE CONSIDERATIONS

  • The Legacy Of Kutty: Does Kutty Change Who Is Responsible For Paying H-1B Attorney Fees? by Sarah Peterson Stensrud


DESIGNING A BETTER MOUSETRAP: SOME THOUGHTS ON LEGISLATIVE REFORM

  • The Legislative Horizon For Physician Immigration by Greg Siskind

  • A Simpler Future For FMGs - The MD Visa by Bruce A. Morrison


For more info on The Physician Immigration Book and to order:

Online: http://www.ilw.com/books/ThePhysicianImmigrationBook.shtm


By Fax: http://www.ilw.com/books/ThePhysicianImmigrationBook.pdf


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