Building a Diverse Rural Workforce with Northern Light Health
Case study describing a partnership between Northern Light Health, which serves rural Maine, and Morehouse School of Medicine's physician assistant program to train rural providers and meet workforce needs. Offers results and lessons learned following the conclusion of the first cohort's rotations and plans for expanding the training partnership.
Date: 02/2024 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
AACOM 2022-23 Academic Year Graduating Seniors Survey Summary Report
Results of a survey of 4,146 expected 2023 graduates from 34 colleges of osteopathic medicine and branch campuses. Provides statistics and data on medical education debt and scholarships, graduate medical education plans, and percentages of students who plan to practice in rural underserved or shortage areas.
Date: 01/2024 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine view details
Graduate Medical Education Funding
Explores graduate medical education (GME), focusing on types of locations where it is offered and sources of funding available, including Medicare and Medicaid. Describes ways in which states are rethinking GME to better meet the needs of states and communities most impacted by physician workforce shortages, including rural areas. Includes a map with shadings showing levels of Medicare GME-funded residents by state.
Date: 01/2024 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Conference of State Legislatures view details
Prioritizing Primary Care: Twenty-first Annual Report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Congress
Offers policy and program development recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Congress regarding primary care training and education. Reviews the historical development of
accelerated pathway programs for clinicians, physician assistants, and dentists, and program outcomes. Explores challenges related to securing an adequate number of clinical training sites, as well as recommendations to address this shortage. Outlines recommendations to support the training of more primary care clinicians who practice in underserved communities.
Date: 12/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry view details