Despite considerable federal investment, graduate medical education (GME) financing is neither transparent for estimating residency training costs nor accountable for effectively producing a physician workforce that matches the nation’s health care needs.
Blog: Promising Evidence That Teaching Health Centers Can Address Future U.S. Health Care Workforce Needs
Politicians, practitioners and experts agree that the health care workforce in the United States is inadequate to meet the primary care needs of our nation. There are simply not enough doctors, nurses and other providers to meet the needs of the growing and aging United States population.
Publication Suggests that Doctors Trained in Teaching Health Centers Will Practice in Underserved Areas
In a new article published in Academic Medicine by Dr. Zohray Talib of GW’s School of Medicine, a team of researchers led by Professor Marsha Regenstein at the Milken Institute School of Public Health Policy and Management present what the authors view as encouraging news about the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program.