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Graduate Medical Education Retreat

A retreat for Program Coordinators is held every spring. The retreat offers an opportunity for networking with peers. Plenary sessions and a variety of workshops provide updates about new GME initiatives, institutional resources, national requirements, and professional development topics.

The 2014 Program Coordinators' Retreat was held on May 6, 2014.

Presentations are available to Partners employees.

The 2013 Program Coordinators' Retreat was held on April 12, 2013.

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.. 45,000 primary care and 46,000 specialty physicians in the U.S. by 2020, the report provides no clear solution to increasing the overall number of graduate medical education positions to ensure there are enough physicians to meet actual workforce ..

AMA Urges Continued Support for Adequate Graduate Medical Education ..  — American Medical Association
"Despite the fact that workforce experts predict a shortage of more than 45,000 primary care and 46,000 specialty physicians in the U.S. by 2020, the report provides no clear solution to increasing the overall number of graduate medical education ..

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Paying for Graduate Medical Education: Who Bears The Cost Of GME?


Physicians go to med school, which is a grad school, I guess. Then they do residency, which is separate from med school. However, the federal government considers residents students and residency programs are usually done in conjunction with universities and their hospitals. In residency, you are not attending a set of classroom classes, you are not writing papers for professors, you are not performing in a typical school environment. I compare it more to on the job training.

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