graduate medical education


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graduate medical education

[graj′o̅o̅·it]
formal medical education pursued after receipt of the doctor of medicine (M.D.) or other professional degree in the medical sciences, usually as an intern, resident, or fellow.

graduate medical education

Any type of formal, usually hospital-sponsored or hospital-based training and education, that follows graduation from a medical school, including internship, residency, or fellowship. Cf Continuing medical education–CME, Fifth pathway.
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In response to the IOM report, immediate past president of the American Medical Association, Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, noted that the report did not address the need to increase overall graduate medical education positions to address predicted shortages among primary care physicians and specialists.
He added that the "world of medical education is an exciting area in which to work, and we'll continue to meet and bring inspired people together in forums like this, to ensure that our graduate medical education in the Kingdom remains at the cutting edge.
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senior associate dean for student services and designated institutional official for graduate medical education at the WVU School of Medicine, said it is not only an honor to be one of the first to receive this accreditation, but it is also an honor to be considered among the leading institutions in the field.
The symposium came as part of the 'Healthcare Education and Research Week' in Dubai that was designed to help healthcare professionals in the region and international medical experts to effectively contribute to graduate medical education in the UAE.
Students who did NOT make top marks in their Leaving Certs will be able to the new four-year Graduate Medical Education Programme this autumn.
Over the past two decades, graduate medical education programs (GME) decreased their number of enrollees based on recommendations from the Graduate Medical Education National Advisory Committee (GMENAC).
How best to foster skill in self-assessment is an important topic for future research and practice improvements in graduate medical education, continuing medical education, and higher education in general.
Most of the tests were performed before July 2003, when the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education limited residents to an average workweek of 80 hours.
Several years ago, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) asked itself the same question.
The American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) mandated specific work hour limitations for all residents beginning in July 2003.
residencies is called the American Council on Graduate Medical Education.

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