How is GME funding being spent? The AMA calls for answers
HHS should collect data on how graduate medical education programs are meeting the country’s physician workforce needs.
AMA to fund graduate medical education, address physician shortages
The AMA adopted policy at its Annual Meeting today to build upon its efforts aimed at modernizing and increasing funding for GME.
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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.
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