Requalifying examination and employment in immigrant physicians as predictors of successful immigration to Israel

Daniel Moldavsky, Josef Levin, Avner Elizur

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Abstract

Thirty physicians who immigrated together from South America to Israel were followed during their first two years in Israel. Success in the medical requalify in g examination and finding work as physicians correlated directly with permanency in Israel, and, inversely, returning to country of origin was associated with being unqualified and unemployed. Age, sex, marital status, religion and previous professional status were not associated with permanency in Israel.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-53
Number of pages4
JournalIsrael Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences
Volume33
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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