graduate medical education


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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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Two methods have been used to study the revenues and expenses of graduate medical education. Each method has its appropriate use and its drawbacks.
"As the system develops, we expect that it will continue to raise the quality of graduate medical education for new physicians, ensuring a consistently high-quality health care workforce for the future," according to Dr.
Different methods of graduate medical education financing and other health system differences make comparisons difficult, however.
Other issues, such as shorter hospital stays, greater emphasis on ambulatory care, and reduced support staff, also present difficult challenges to providing quality graduate medical education.
Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education, says the positive feedback from Marshall residents ranked the school very highly in terms of program satisfaction.
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty-hour reform policy went into effect in July 2003.
The model also serves several of the new educational competencies promoted by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)--namely patient care, systems-based practice and practice-based learning.
The BOG unanimously passed a resolution that no tests be offered by the ABOto for CAQ in Otology and/or Neurotology; that a letter be sent to the ABOto and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) indicating the Academy's desire not to endorse the CAQ for Otology/Neurotology; that the BOG of AAO-HNS requests that the Academy place on the ballot of the election a referendum of the Academy membership regarding the membership's wishes for or against CAQ in Otology and/or Neurotology; that the Academy advise the ABOto that the CAQ exam and CAQ process for Neurotology be postponed pending full review by the full AAO-HNS, ANS, and AOS membership; and that the AAO-HNS president call a special meeting of the Board of Directors.
These were: (1) re-engineering services to incorporate new medical technologies, greater efficiencies, and other improvements in quality and cost-effectiveness; (2) introducing new educational technologies, such as virtual surgery; (3) selectively shifting some resident tasks to nurses and other personnel, creating new patient care teams; (4) adding content and implementing a graduate medical education (GME) core curriculum at the institutional level; (5) changing resident supervision and resident responsibilities in response to Medicare requirements; and (6) expanding educational opportunities in outpatient and other non-hospital settings.
The West Virginia University School of Medicine recently welcomed a new class of resident physicians to the graduate medical education program.
His graduate medical education in internal medicine and endocrinology was at Barnes Hospital-Washington University complex in St.

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