Considerations for Residency Programs Regarding Accepting Undocumented Students Who Are DACA Recipients

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In this article, the authors summarize current policy and provide data on DACA recipients in medical school.

They then review the implications for considering DACA recipients in graduate medical education, including employment guidelines, employer responsibilities, training at Veterans Affairs facilities, research funding, and professional licensure.

They conclude by discussing the future of the DACA program and best practices for supporting students who are DACA recipients.

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