Medical school seniors, others matched to residency slots

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A record 30,478 medical school seniors and graduates were matched to U.S. residency positions today through the National Resident Matching Program, 906 more than last year. A record 31,757 positions were offered. Applicants include students and graduates of U.S. and international medical schools. 

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: physicians, graduate medical education

It's Groundhog Day for Hospitals


It seems fitting that the president released his budget on Groundhog Day. There appears to be no end in sight for cuts to hospital care and we have been down this road before. The Administration proposes cuts that diminish our nation’s health care infrastructure.

Hospitals continue to deliver high... read more

Topics: Access and Coverage, Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: graduate medical education, GME, Medicare, Coverage, CAHs, Critical Access Hospitals, advocacy, Medicaid

America's Teaching Hospitals: Training Tomorrow's Health Care Workforce


Fact: Our nation could face a shortage of as many as 130,000 physicians by 2025. So what does this mean for patients? Patients may have a hard time finding a physician and could face longer wait times. Teaching hospitals train future health care professionals, conduct medical research and fulfill a... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tag: graduate medical education

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