GMENAC denotes Graduate Medical Education National Advisory Committee; COGME, Council on Graduate Medical Education; AAFP, American Academy of Family Physicians.
Productivity of residents was counted at 35% of that of practitioners by the GMENAC report and 66% by Cooper who did not segregate generalists.
There are significantly more physicians per 100,000 persons now available (Model A) than were previously projected as needed in the 1980 GMENAC
study (Model B).
5 per 100,000 for the region, compared to the GMENAC
desired ratio of 3.
Report of the Graduate Medical Education National Advisory Committee to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, Volume 1, GMENAC
report of 1980, which projected an overall physician surplus for the next two decades, led many to conclude that the overall increase in physicians would take care of problems of geographic and specialty maldistribution.