This qualitative project focuses on questions of justice related to international medical graduates (IMGs) and underserved populations in the U.S. at a time of changing immigration policy and increased anti-immigrant sentiments. Methods include 1) analysis of literature and media and 2) interviews with staff of national medical organizations, and IMGs and staff from the institutions where they practice and train in West Virginia, a rural, underserved state heavily reliant on IMG labor.
International Medical Graduates at the Crossroads: Ethics of Immigration Policy and Health Care in Underserved Areas
Macalester College | Davidson College
Elizabeth Fenton and Kata Chillag, We want to help: ethical challenges of medical migration and brain waste during a pandemic, Journal of Medical Ethics, July 2022.Read more
Elizabeth Fenton and Kata Chillag, We need international medical graduates to help fight Covid-19. Immigration policies keep them away, Hastings Center Bioethics Forum, Mar 2020.Read more