ERIC Number: ED054727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
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A Report on Physician Manpower and Medical Education.
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.
This report on physician manpower and medical education was prepared jointly by the Council on Medical Education and the Council on Health Manpower, and was adopted by the AMA House of Delegates. It discusses: (1) the AMA's concern for, but noninvolvement in the number of students admitted to medical schools; (2) general considerations of manpower shortage; (3) the magnitude of the manpower shortage; (4) means for increasing the production of physicians; (5) reasonable expectations for physician production; (6) increasing the production of black and other minority group physicians; (7) increasing the production of women physicians; (8) financial problems of and financial support for medical schools; (9) utilizing physician support personnel; and (10) maintaining physician competence. Recommendations are made regarding: (1) the AMA Policy on Physician Production; (2) expansion of enrollments; (3) support of the Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates; (4) development of programs for the production of family physicians; (5) the location of medical schools; (6) the need for multiple sources of financial support; (7) the need for increasing student loan and scholarship programs; (8) support of continuing medical education; (9) and (10) continued AMA support for physician support personnel and maintenance of professional competence. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.