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Montana Father’s Heart Attack Leads Daughter into Medicine
Feb 8, 2018 - Highlights the sometimes life-and-death impacts of having physicians available in rural Montana. Through the Targeted Rural and Underserved Track (TRUST), which sends medical students to rural primary care settings, new doctors are encouraged to later practice in rural areas to improve access for patients. Only 8% of Montanans live within an hour of a major emergency room facility.
Source: The Daily Yonder
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HRSA: Council on Graduate Medical Education Federal Register
Dec 28, 2017 - The Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) will hold an open meeting on January 29, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and January 30, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern to discuss the strategic directions of the Council, issues related to physician workforce development, and possible topics for its 24th report to Congress. COGME will also discuss the HRSA proposal for a quality bonus payment system for eligible hospitals within the Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program. The meeting may be attended via teleconference, webinar, or in person.
Source: Federal Register
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