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Graduate Medical Education development LLC

DCA's experience combined with technology applications and an inter-professional team process offers a unique approach to Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Education (GME and UGME) engagements for national health care systems, federally qualified health centers, physician group practices and universities.

DCA's knowledge and expertise extends to accreditation requirements for allopathic, osteopathic, podiatric and children's physician training programs. This capability, combined with an extensive understanding of the CMS financial regulations and comparative GME program metrics, provides clients with innovative and effective analyses and recommended solutions tailored to the client organization and its strategic objectives.

Knowing the evaluative questions that underlie assessments of program performance, quality, relevance and compliance is a DCA core competency and will be applied at the system, institution, and program levels. Our integrative, personalized and systems approach to client engagements yields excellent results and long-term business relationships. DCA's assesment and planning involves the following:

1. Enterprise-wide Academic Strategic Plan (Direction)

a. DCA addresses the organization's concerns regarding physician need and physician workforce plannin.

b. DCA rebalances and realigns the GME program portfolio consistent with the organization's strategic direction.

c. DCA defines and rationalizes GME growth strategies and financial impact.

d. DCA examines unabated growth in non-accredited fellowships and in-bound rotations that consume organizational Cap.

2. Comprehensive GME and UGME Program Profiles

a. DCA GME Profiler provides comparative analytics and graphics, and describes program operations and accreditation status.

b. Profiler is designed for longitudinal metrics, planning and performance improvement.

3. Established Organizational and Operational Approach to Academic Medicine

a. GME organizations involving more than one institution lend themselves to alternative models, such as consortium, affiliated group, 501c3, or other structural and management formats.

Needed: More Doctors in America  — New York Times
The A.M.A. has fought diligently over the years to mitigate physician shortages on a number of fronts, including efforts to expand funding for graduate medical education and to advocate for more residency slots to train physicians in needed specialties ..

Opinion: Right On, IOM -- Reform Needed in GME  — MedPage Today
.. slamming U.S. medical educators for failing to meet minimal training standards for new physicians, which recommended a major overhaul of government funding for graduate medical education. In addition, NEJM published Perspectives pieces on the topic.

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