February 20, 2017

Dr. John Burkhardt Talks Travel Ban & Doctor Shortages on Michigan Radio

Take a listen to the NPR's Stateside to learn more about the Burkhardt co-authored with Dr. Mahshid Abir for The Conversation on the travel ban and how immigrant physicians are more likely to provide primary care in underserved communities throughout the United States.

On February 17th, Emergency Medicine doctor and Learning Health Sciences joint faculty, John C. Burkhardt, MD lent his expertise to Stateside's radio discussion of how President Trump's executive order banning travel from seven countries may adversely affect patient access to physicians and quality care. Burkhardt describes how crucial stability in the immigration process is for both potential international medical students and the institutions to which they are applying.