Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation's Health Needs
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.
Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education
Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Graduate medical education · Health workforce supply and demand · Hospitals · Physicians · Rural-urban differences