252607 International recruitment of health workers: A view from the United States

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:50 PM

Edward S. Salsberg, MPH , National Center for Health Workforce Analysis, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD
This presentation will discuss the issue of international migration of health care providers and current migration patterns into the US. Strategies to improve existing data and information regarding international health personnel in the U.S. will also be presented within the context of the WHO Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel.

Learning Areas:
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Define patterns of health personnel migration into the U.S. Describe progress and plans for implementing the WHO Code of Practice in the U.S.

Keywords: Workforce, International Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Director, National Center for Health Workforce Analysis
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.