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Physician Emigration from Sub-Saharan Africa to the United States: Analysis of the 2011 AMA Physician Masterfile

  • Akhenaten Benjamin Siankam Tankwanchi mail,

    Akhenaton.tankwanchi@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Department of Human and Organizational Development, Peabody School of Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

    Current address: independent consultant

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  • Çağlar Özden,

    Affiliation: Development Research Group, The World Bank, Washington (D.C.), United States of America

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  • Sten H. Vermund

    Affiliations: Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Published: September 17, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001513

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