The House and Senate conference committee yesterday approved legislation that would provide $178.1 billion in discretionary funding for the departments of Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education in fiscal year 2019 and extend current funding levels for other federal programs until…
Apr 11, 2019
Nearly 30 organizations dedicated to protecting and advancing children’s health, including the AHA, this week urged congressional appropriators to provide $400 million in fiscal year 2020 funding for the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education program.
Apr 11, 2019
The Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program is a vital investment in strengthening the pediatric workforce and access to care for children. As groups dedicated to protecting and advancing the health of America’s children, we thank you for your longstanding bipartisan support…
Mar 25, 2019
Bipartisan bills were recently introduced in both chambers of Congress to help alleviate the critical shortage of physicians. The Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019 (S. 348/H.R. 1763) would add 3,000 Medicare-funded residency slots each fiscal year for the next five years, at least…
Mar 15, 2019
A record 33,417 medical school seniors and graduates were matched to U.S. residency positions today through the National Resident Matching Program, 1,518 more than last year.
Mar 13, 2019
The American Board of Medical Specialties Board of Directors yesterday announced its plan to implement recommendations to improve the continuing certification process.
Feb 20, 2019
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will waive all tuition for the full four years of school for its first five classes.
Feb 11, 2019
The AHA today expressed support for the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act, legislation that would add 15,000 Medicare-funded residency positions over five years to alleviate physician shortages that threaten patients' access to care.
Feb 8, 2019
The National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment has released two new resources.