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June 2015

The Institute of Medicine Report on Graduate Medical Education FundingImplications for Surgical Training

Author Affiliations
  • 1Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 2Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 3Surgical Innovation Editor, JAMA Surgery
JAMA Surg. 2015;150(6):501-502. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.4049

In July 2014, the Institute of Medicine (IOM)1 released a report on graduate medical education (GME) funding, with proposed changes that would have significant implications for surgical residency programs. Enthusiasm for GME reform is evident: the IOM’s study was requested by private and public groups such as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Veteran’s Health Administration, and members of both political parties.

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