Initiatives to support all IMGs in Australia
Predictions that Australia will still be reliant on international medical graduates (IMGs) by 2025, indicate continuing holes in our nation’s current bid for a self-sufficient health workforce.
IMGs are often recruited to work in some of Australia’s most difficult environments, with little support or supervision.
As IMGs represent 41% of the rural medical workforce, the RACGP recognises the critical need to facilitate and support the orientation, supervision and educational opportunities available to this group of doctors. A number of college-led