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Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation's Health Needs

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Reviews the system supporting graduate medical education (GME) and discusses how it supports or creates barriers to the development of the physician workforce the nation needs. A section on geographic maldistribution on pages 43-44 discusses the rural physician workforce. The report also discusses GME issues related to rural health facilities, including Table 3-8 (p. 83), with data on rural hospital GME.
Author(s)
Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education
Date
07/2014
Type
Document
Organization
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Tagged as
Graduate medical education · Health workforce supply and demand · Hospitals · Physicians · Rural-urban differences