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On March 27th PBS Newshour featured research by Patricia Pittman, Associate Professor at the George Washington University (GW). Pittman’s research focuses nursing workforce issues including migration and the ethical recruitment of foreign-educated nurses (FENs). The PBS Newshour report, Scammers... Read More
Recently, Academic Medicine featured two articles that examine academic health centers’ social mission to ensure that all individuals in their communities, including undocumented immigrants, have access to health care services. Health care policies and practices regarding immigrants can limit their... Read More
  On March 4th the White House released its fiscal year (FY) 2015 Budget Requests. In the budget, the President proposes several ways to support the primary care workforce. The budget calls for a ten year, $3.95 billion, investment in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). This budget represents... Read More
We are also beginning to turn our attention to the results of the 2014 Match. Recently, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) released the results of the 2014 AOA Match. Of the 2,988 positions offered, 2,064 slots were filled. The results of the 2014 AOA Match suggest a growth in the number of... Read More
The number of US medical school graduates is at an all-time high. In 2013, 18,156 individuals graduated from one of 135 US allopathic medical schools, and 4,726 individuals graduated from one of 35 osteopathic medical schools. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) projects that about... Read More