Decision makers at the federal and state level are considering, and some states have enacted, a reduction in total United States residency positions, a shift in emphasis from specialist to generalist training, a need for programs to join together in training consortia to determine local residency position allocation strategy, a reduction in funding of international medical graduates, and a reduction in funding beyond the first certificate or a total of five years.
A 5-page, 24-item questionnaire was sent to all physiatry residency training directors.
The objective was to discern a descriptive database of physiatry training programs and how their institutions might respond to cuts in graduate medical education funding.
Fifty-eight (73%) of the questionnaires were returned.
Most training directors believe that their primary mission is to train general physiatrists and, to a much lesser extent, to train subspecialty or research fellows.
Directors were asked how they might handle reductions in house staff such as using physician extenders, shifting clinical workload to faculty, hiring additional faculty, and funding physiatry residents from practice plans and endowments. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Médecine, Formation professionnelle, Programme éducatif, Enseignement supérieur, Homme, Directeur, Médecin généraliste, Spécialité médicale, Programme enseignement
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, North America, America, Medicine, Occupational training, Educational schedule, Graduate level education, Human, Director, General practitioner, Medical specialty, Educational program
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0405206
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 25/01/1999.