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By any objective measure, the United States doesn't train enough medical doctors to meet the nation's needs. That means graduates from other countries are needed. Aaron takes a look at foreign medical graduates, an essential element of America's health care system.

This episode was adapted from a column Aaron wrote for the Upshot. Links to further reading and sources can be found there:

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