The importance of funding for graduate medical education (GME) is discussed in this American Medical News article by Carolyne Krupa. Proposals to increase funding for GME have been continuously opposed by pressures on Congress to cut federal spending, even in spite of the fact that greater support for GME could help to improve the physician shortage issue in this nation. This article emphasizes the importance of GME in meeting our future health needs.
“Many in organized medicine want more residency positions, but government officials have recommended reducing federal GME spending…”
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