Physician Education & Development

Recent Physician Education & Development Stories

Family Medicine Match Rate Up for Fifth Consecutive Year

Payment Reform Strategies Designed to Drive Student Interest

03/21/2014 — Following an anxious week of waiting, graduating medical students today learned the results of the 2014 National Resident Matching Program, commonly referred to as the Match. Those results spotlight a positive trend for family medicine: For the fifth straight year, the number of medical students choosing family medicine ticked higher than the previous year.

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Family Physician Workforce Reform

Workforce Reform Focus of AAFP Policy Paper

03/21/2014 — The AAFP recently released a policy document that outlines how the nation could resolve its chronic shortage of family physicians by implementing targeted policies that value primary care. The revised policy paper, titled "Family Physician Workforce Reform: Recommendations of the American Academy of Family Physicians," lays out a strategic plan on how to increase the annual production of new family physicians by an average of about 65 physicians each year through 2025.

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Team-based Education Helps Fulfill PCMH Promise

Residents, Students, Educators Embrace Interprofessional Training

03/20/2014 — What's the best way to bring a good idea to fruition? Make sure people know about it. That's exactly what the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative did last year when it launched an interactive database that features academic and training institutions that have embraced interprofessional training that brings together medical students, residents, clinicians and other health care professionals.

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