- WSU one step closer to opening a new medical school
Legislators in Washington recently passed a bill that removed a restriction giving the University of Washington (UW) the exclusive right to operate a public medical school in the state.
- California faces loss of GME funding
California may lose $50 million in graduate medical education funding due to four programs ending soon, according to the California Academy of Family Physicians.
- 2015 Residency Match results
The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) released the results of the 2015 Match, which had a record number of applicants and offered positions. More than 41,000 registered applicants vied for about 30,000 positions.
- Heard this week
“It is obvious that physicians must recognize their limits. Yet they must remember that this transition to a more humane work schedule was motivated by a desire to create a safer environment for patients.”- Medical student William Malouf discusses resident duty-hour restrictions in a post on KevinMD.
- Editor’s Note
Dear readers,There’ still time to take our updated program coordinator salary survey for 2015. For participating, you’ll be eligible for a drawing to win a copy of HCPro’s new book, Essential Tools and Forms for Residency Training Programs.Click here or enter this URL into the address bar of your browser to take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ResidencySalary.Thanks for reading!Son Hoang, editor, Residency Program Insider
- Residency Program Alert, April 2015
At its recent annual educational conference, the ACGME held an entire day of sessions dedicated to the transition to a single accreditation system. Osteopathic program directors, directors of medical education, chief officers, and others connected to osteopathic programs attended the sessions to get a better grasp of the process to obtain ACGME accreditation.