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Addressing the Physician Shortage: Postgraduate Licensure (PGL) for Unmatched Medical School Graduates
Explore how Postgraduate License (PGL) opportunities could be a game-changer in addressing the physician shortage, offering unmatched medical graduates a pathway to gainful employment and valuable clinical experience.
Neurology September 12th 2023
200 New Residency Slots Added for 2023
The first increase in federally financed graduate medical education (GME) in 25 years was approved by Congress in December of 2020. The law was included in the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act for the year’s end. The law sets financing for 200 new GME positions each year for a total of 1,000 more GME roles to be developed over a five-year period. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the first 200 GME roles in January 2023. A total of 100 teaching hospitals from 30 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico will receive the slots. The roles are in place as of July 1, 2023.
All Specialties May 1st 2023
7 Fast Facts About the 2023 Residency Match
The Main Residency Match 2023 results have been released, and they have reached an all-time high. Furthermore, not only were there more matches, but there were more programs participating than ever before. Learn more about the Residency Match Day 2023 results.
All Specialties April 3rd 2023
The PCC is 25 Years Strong: A Message From the Editor
The journal was created 25 years ago to address the disconnect between typical residency behavioral health training the skills needed to treat patients with depressive and related psychiatric illness in primary care.
Family Medicine/General Practice March 15th 2023
A Remedy for the Federally Funded Physician Shortage
Around 82% of residency programs in the US subsist on federal funding. The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 capped the number of federally funded residency spots at 100,000 and the only adjustment since then has been a 1% increase. At least eight bills to address the issue have been put forward in Congress but none have passed.
All Specialties November 29th 2022