Since the 1997 Balanced Budget Act capped funding for graduate medical education (GME) programs, overall growth in GME has continued (+7.8 percent), but primary care specialties have experienced a substantial decline in their number of programs and residency positions. This decline will further exacerbate the current primary care shortage and severely affect future projections of primary care shortage.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||American Family Physician|
|State||Published - Jul 15 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Family Practice