Locum tenens prepared me to volunteer in undeveloped countries For the majority of physicians in the U.S., taking their skills abroad and providing care via medical missions in undeveloped countries is usually not an option. For me, that was always an option.  I am an OB-GYN who works as a locum tenens, a traveling physician who temporarily fulfills the duties of another. This has provided me the flexibility to have ...

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As of March 2010, there were an estimated 11.2 million undocumented immigrants in the United States.  Currently, three in ten immigrants are undocumented, while only one in seven of the uninsured is an undocumented immigrant.  As there exists no consensus on immigration reform, undocumented individuals will gradually become a larger share of the uninsured population due to exclusion from all programs of the Affordable Care Act. This study utilized data ...

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