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AMA seeks more GME slots to match future workforce needs
The House of Delegates adopted new policy that aims to help increase the number of graduate training positions available to medical school graduates.
AMA builds on efforts to expand funding for graduate medical education
AMA adopted policy reaffirming the need for more medical residency slots to ensure that patients have access to an adequate physician workforce.
Members Move Medicine: Change starts with education
AMA member Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD, is a young emergency physician who has helped spearhead advocacy on physician shortages and public health.
Proof of physicians’ economic impact sways policy at state level
When state medical societies such as the Idaho Medical Association do their advocacy work, they enter with numbers detailing how physicians boost the local economy.
From “dreamers” to loan forgiveness, students are loud and clear
On issues such as the president’s travel ban and the need to protect loan forgiveness, 2017 was a big year for student advocacy.
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Loan forgiveness program, under threat, gets AMA support
Delegates oppose capping, eliminating PSLF program. AMA also will push back on 5-year GME funding cap for new residency programs.
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