In the past decade, more than 50 new medical schools have opened in the United States—a 50% increase in the number of first-year students by 2019, for the 12-year period from 2006 to 2018. To ensure availability of residency positions for these new graduates, there is an ever-increasing need to find new opportunities to expand graduate medical education (GME) offerings.
Keith Graff is a principal in our Chicago office and a leader in the Academic Healthcare Division. Take a few minutes to get to know him and learn about his passion for healthcare research.
With shrinking clinical margins, AMCs are increasingly focused on ensuring institutional expenses and investments are tightly aligned with the organization’s clinical strategy. For AMCs to strategically manage their institutional investments, they must first understand the full extent of their expenditures, especially with regards to research.
On March 23, 2018, Congress passed one of the largest research funding increases in nearly a decade through the omnibus spending measure. In this blog post we take a closer look at the spending measure.
A new teaching hospital exception allows hospitals that were not training residents as of 1996 to establish a new resident cap, increasing the total number of Medicare-funded residency slots across the country.
The nation’s graduate medical education (GME) programs should begin their planning efforts now to ensure continued compliance with evolving accreditation requirements.
Right now there is a short window to apply for additional cap slots through the redistribution of FTEs from closed teaching hospitals under Section 5506 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Over 500 GME leaders gathered in Phoenix recently for the annual Association for Hospital Medical Education Institute. Read some of our major takeaways.
This article discusses best practices for building and maintaining affiliation agreements between health systems and universities as the healthcare market continues to evolve and both parties seek to maximize the strategic advantages of their partnership.
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