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Program Directors Conrad Fischer said "No more IMGs"

Would people who really know things plz help us..
Did DR. Conrad Fischer actually said that they are going to stop accepting IMGs? or is it just a rumor?
If yes. how much reduction did he say?
Opinions about how much should we believe his words?
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Dr Conrad Fischer recently tweeted that there's no reason for Program Directors to accept AMGs if they score lower than IMGs!

He's an IMG advocate and I did not hear him saying that there will be no IMGs.

However, many experts and program directors think that the chances of IMGs will be considerably less because there are many more US med school graduates.

I personally believe that we'll be at the same level of difficulty at least for the upcoming 2 or 3 years because residency spots are on the increase, read more info here
15,000 New Residency Positions by 2017

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oh thats a grt thng that u hav told..actualy few ppl on this site said that Dr.conard fischer has said so

are u sure abt this that he has tweeted this what u have told me.?
i know it sounds stupid of me askin u whether you are sure,but this is realy important for me and for that matter for all IMGs

so if the residency positions are also increasing,there is no reason to panic then.i mean the level of difficulty still remains the same ..right.

please reply with useful information as u always do.
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U can follow him urself at @SeeFisch on twitter
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@step taker:this was just a proposal of increasing the residency positions..but the point is is it being implemented?2013 is almost there,so are they increasing the positions?
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@step taker:this was just a proposal of increasing the residency positions..but the point is is it being implemented?2013 is almost there,so are they increasing the positions?
Probably wont happen, unless you hire a lobbyist and set the bill into motion.

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