Immigration Nerds Talk About the Role and Challenge for Foreign-born Healthcare Providers

In this week’s Immigration Nerds podcast, we discuss the role of foreign-born health care professionals during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Joining from Milwaukee, Wisconsin is Chijioke Ikonte, who is a med student at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

We discuss the impact of J-1 visas and Conrad Waiver programs for foreign-born medical professionals, operational shifts of Hospitals’ and med schools’ during to respond to the crisis, telemedicine, and the health disparities in underserved communities.

The entire Erickson Immigration Group team thanks all of the front-line doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, caregivers, and first responders who are tirelessly working to save lives.