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Resources by Topic: Graduate medical education

Family Medicine Residencies: How Rural Training Exposure in GME Is Associated With Subsequent Rural Practice
Results of a study exploring associations between the amount of rural training received by 12,162 physicians during their U.S. accredited family medicine (FM) residencies between 2008-2012 and their practice locations in rural or urban areas as of 2018. Features statistics including characteristics of FM residency programs and graduates, and per cent of FM residency training in rural location, with breakdowns by 2018 urban or rural practice location.
Author(s): Deborah J. Russell, Elizabeth Wilkinson, Stephen Petterson, Candice Chen, Andrew Bazemore
Citation: Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 14(4), 441–450.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
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Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Support Letter
Comment letter from the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) regarding the Doctors of Community (DOC) Act, which would permanently authorize and expand funding for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program. Provides an overview of the DOC Act, the THCGME program, and its impacts.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Council on Graduate Medical Education
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The Targeted Rural Health Education Project: Newspaper/Medical Student Collaboration Bringing Health Information to Rural Communities
Video highlighting the Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) program, which helps medical students at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences bring plain language health education to the communities they serve.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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2021 New York Residency Training Outcomes: A Summary of Responses to the 2021 New York Resident Exit Survey
Results of the 2021 New York State resident exit survey. Features statistics including percentage of physicians planning to work in rural areas, and specialty areas with breakdowns by practice location, with 5 levels of population density.
Author(s): Jinman Pang, David Armstrong
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Rx for the Rural Healthcare Workforce and Access to Care
Podcast with Tom Morris of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy about trends related to the rural healthcare workforce and efforts to overcome challenges. Discusses the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, rural hospital closures, telehealth, graduate medical education in rural areas, community health workers and community paramedics, funding opportunities to promote healthcare access in rural areas, the opioid crisis, and more.
Author(s): Jessica Nicholson
Date: 05/2022
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: The Conference Board
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Supporting Community-Based Family Medicine Residency Training Programs in North Carolina and their Potential Impact on Healthy NC 2030
Examines ways in which training family medicine residents in rural North Carolina communities can address disparities in healthcare access and improve rural population health metrics for all subsets of the population. Describes Healthy NC 2030, a public health initiative that seeks to bridge healthcare disparities in North Carolina. Features a county-level map showing locations of training programs in rural settings and urban settings, and statistics on the distribution of family medicine residency positions in North Carolina, with breakdowns by rural or urban setting.
Author(s): Audy G. Whitman, Geniene Jones, Danny Pate, et al.
Citation: North Carolina Medical Journal, 83(3), 173-177
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
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Exploration of Remote Didactics at Rural Family Medicine Training Programs
Results of an electronic survey of rural family medicine residency site directors across the United States. Includes analyses through statistics with an emphasis on descriptions of current didactic practices, facilitators, and challenges to implementation. Features statistics with breakdowns by urban or rural location.
Author(s): Ying Zhang, Tessa E. Moore, Amanda Weidner, et al.
Citation: Family Medicine, 54(5), 362-363
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
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Section 127 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act: Graduate Medical Education (GME) Payment for Rural Track Programs (RTPs)
Describes changes in direct graduate medical education (GME) and indirect GME payments to teaching hospitals that train residents in Rural Training Programs beginning on October 1, 2022.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Strengthening the Rural Health Workforce to Improve Health Outcomes in Rural Communities: 24th Report
Presents recommendations to strengthen rural health workforce training and improve access to health care through evidence-based health workforce investments spanning education, training, and practice. Discusses rural health disparities and restructuring the rural health workforce.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Council on Graduate Medical Education
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Hawai'i Rural Health Program: Shaping the Next Generation of Rural Doctors
Describes the efforts of the Hawaii Rural Health Program (HRHP) to provide rural health training to medical students of the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. Highlights student reflections and the program's impacts on the rural physician workforce in Hawaii.
Author(s): Clare-Marie M. Anderson, Sara A. McAllaster, Grant M. Yoneoka, et al.
Citation: Hawaii Journal of Health and Social Welfare, 81(4), Supplement 2, 20-23
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
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