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Physician Education & Development

Recent Physician Education & Development Stories

05/18/2017 — Researchers found that a drop in federal funding precipitated a halt in the number of new teaching health center family medicine residency programs.

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VA Offers Funding for Residency Program Expansion

Act Quickly; Nearly 1,000 Positions Up For Grabs

04/12/2017 — Explore new funding opportunities aimed at expanding graduate medical education spots for family medicine residency programs.

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New Family Medicine Benchmark Set in 2017 Match

AAFP Cheers 3,237 Recruits, Looks to Speed Specialty Growth

03/17/2017 — Family medicine recorded a new high for matching residents in the 2017 National Resident Matching Program: 3,237 medical students and graduates chose family medicine residency programs.

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ACGME Releases Revised Common Program Requirements

Focus: Patient Safety, Quality Care, Physician Well-being

03/15/2017 — New residency program requirements from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education stress patient safety, care quality and physician well-being and return to the 24-hour cap for first-year residents.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

Share the insights and experiences of new-to-practice family physicians.

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