Teaching hospitals train future health care professionals, conduct medical research and fulfill a distinct and vital role in delivering patient care. While many hospitals offer comprehensive care, our nation’s 1,041 teaching hospitals also deliver sophisticated diagnostic and treatment services. Teaching hospitals serve as economic engines of their local communities, providing millions of jobs and serving as hubs for biomedical research and other business activity.
The Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program is a vital investment in strengthening the pediatric workforce and access to ca
Bipartisan Legislation Would Increase the Number of Medicare-funded Residency Positions and Help Alleviate Physician Shortages
Bipartisan bills were recently introduced in both chambers of Congress to help alleviate the critical shortage of physicians.
Background The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 imposed caps on the number of residents for which each teaching hospital is eligible to receiv