Overseas grads: our future teachers?

  • IMGs likely to prove valuable resource in educating future doctors
  • Challenges - such as language and cultural differences - inherent in this
  • Beyond medical knowledge, IMG educators will bring diversity and different perspective to general practice education

IT is well accepted that the national increase in medical students will put pressure on demand for more GP supervisors and medical educators.

While there is an established network of GPs who currently take on this role, there is concern that both the ageing workforce