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Resources by Topic: Graduate medical education

2017 State Physician Workforce Data Book
Examines the active physician supply in each state, current medical school enrollment, physicians in graduate medical education programs, and in-state retention rates. Includes data charts and tables for all 50 states, in addition to national averages.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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2016 New York Residency Training Outcomes
Results of a survey of physicians who completed their residency training in New York in 2016. Features demographics, placement or intended career path, and impressions of the job market search options. Includes data and statistics about those entering rural practice.
Author(s): David P. Armstrong, Yuhao Liu, Gaetano J. Forte
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Rural America Faces Shortage of Physicians to Care for Rapidly Aging Population
Discusses the problem of physician shortages in rural areas, the role of foreign-born physicians who serve in high-need areas, and physician training programs that specifically target rural practice.
Author(s): Janis Orlowski, Michael Dill
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Society on Aging
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Rural Curricular Guidelines Based on Practice Scope of Recent Residency Graduates Practicing in Small Communities
Study using data from surveys self-administered between 2007-2014, exploring scope of practice of 586 recent graduates practicing in rural areas. Features statistics on demographics and various types of clinical activities, with breakdowns by small, medium, or large practice community size.
Author(s): Joe M. Skariah, Carl Rasmussen, Joyce Hollander-Rodriguez, et al.
Location: Family Medicine, 49(8), 594-599
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
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Determinants of the 5-Year Retention and Rural Location of Family Physicians: Results from the Iowa Family Medicine Training Network
Analysis of data from 8 residency programs associated with the Carver College of Medicine. Includes statistics with breakdowns by decade of graduation, place of residency, 5-year retention rate, and rural location.
Author(s): Gregory Nelson, Thomas S. Gruca
Location: Family Medicine, 49(6), 473-476
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
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Physician Workforce: Locations and Types of Graduate Training Were Largely Unchanged, and Federal Efforts May Not Be Sufficient to Meet Needs
Describes change in numbers of graduate medical education (GME) residents in training from 2005-2015, with breakdowns by location and type of training, and federal efforts to increase this training in rural areas and in primary care.
Additional links: Full Report, Highlights
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Oklahoma Rural Medical Education Sites & Telehealth Network Sites
Map of Oklahoma by county displaying the location of rural medical education sites, training regions, and telehealth network sites.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Preparing Family Physicians to Care for Underserved Populations: A Historical Perspective
Overview of family medicine residency models geared toward practice in rural and underserved urban areas. Also includes examination of behavioral science training and programs for the care of people with HIV and AIDS.
Author(s): Denise V. Rodgers, Andrea L. Wendling, George W. Saba, Megan Ruth Mahoney, Joedrecka S. Brown Speights
Location: Family Medicine, 49(4), 304-310
Date: 04/2017
Type: Document
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Building a Community of Practice in Rural Medical Education: Growing Our Own Together
Describes the history of rural training track residency programs in the United States since 1986 and the growth of a healthy community of practice in rural medical education.
Author(s): Randall Longenecker, David Schmitz
Location: Rural and Remote Health, 17, 4195
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
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Resident and Residency Characteristics Associated With Self-reported Preparedness for Population Health Management
Results of a study to find resident and residency program characteristics associated with family medicine graduates' preparation to perform population health management. Includes statistics on 6,135 residents, with breakdowns by rural or urban residency location.
Author(s): Erica K. Schuster, Lars E. Peterson
Location: Family Medicine, 49(10), 772-777
Date: 2017
Type: Document
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