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Table 4 Medical Schools with >100 Graduates in the US physician workforce (2005 data)

From: A comparison of physician emigration from Africa to the United States of America between 2005 and 2015

  Country Number % of total African-educated IMGs Number of domestic citizensa (category 1) % of school cohort Number of non-domestic African citizens (category 2) % of school cohort Number of US citizens (category 3) % of school cohort Number of non-domestic non-African citizens (category 4) % of school cohort
University of Cairo Egypt 1 590 15.95 1 366 85.91 19 1.19 40 2.52 165 10.38
Ain Shams University Egypt 1 282 12.82 1,116 87.05 25 1.95 33 2.57 108 8.42
University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 994 9.98 912 91.75 17 1.71 19 1.91 46 4.63
University of Alexandria Egypt 916 9.17 789 86.14 33 3.60 24 2.62 70 7.64
University of Ibadan Nigeria 738 7.37 633 85.77 13 1.76 16 2.17 76 10.30
University of Cape Town South Africa 614 6.15 506 82.41 59 9.61 11 1.79 38 6.19
University of Nigeria Nigeria 492 4.92 440 89.43 4 0.81 21 4.27 27 5.49
University of Lagos Nigeria 475 4.74 408 85.89 8 1.68 21 4.42 38 8.00
University of Ghana Ghana 434 4.33 425 97.93 0 0.00 0 0.00 9 2.07
Addis Ababa University Ethiopia 243 2.43 232 95.47 4 1.65 1 0.41 6 2.47
University of Benin Nigeria 235 2.35 211 89.79 4 1.70 14 5.96 6 2.55
University of Khartoum Sudan 184 1.85 170 92.39 5 2.72 6 3.26 3 1.63
Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria 184 1.84 157 85.33 2 1.09 11 5.98 14 7.61
Assiut University Egypt 140 1.40 134 95.71 2 1.43 2 1.43 2 1.43
Makerere University Uganda 139 1.39 81 58.27 54 38.85 1 0.72 3 2.16
University of Pretoria South Africa 122 1.22 116 95.08 0 0.00 2 1.64 4 3.28
University of Nairobi Kenya 121 1.21 112 92.56 5 4.13 1 0.83 3 2.48
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology Ghana 117 1.17 111 94.87 0 0.00 2 1.71 4 3.42
University of Ilorin Nigeria 117 1.17 103 88.03 0 0.00 5 4.27 9 7.69
  1. aDomestic means students who hold citizenship from the same country as their medical school is located in