ERIC Number: ED316167
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
Council on Graduate Medical Education First Report of the Council. Volume I.
Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Health Professions.
The report contains 44 recommendations on issues related to both undergraduate and graduate medical education. Among 10 principles identified are: the goal increased representation of minorities in the health professions and the importance of considering effects of total health care costs in the Nation. Initial chapters are concerned with legislative background; structure, principles, and approach used by the Council; and an overview of medical education. The recommendations and conclusions are concerned with the following areas: physician supply in the aggregate, geographic distribution of physicians, minority representation in medicine, primary care and other physician specialties, financing graduate medical education, Medicare financing of direct and indirect costs of graduate medical education, foreign medical graduates and access to graduate medical education, foreign medical graduates national relations, structure and content of medical education, and data and research issues. Also noted are long-term agenda considerations. A glossary provides definitions of 45 key terms. Two appendices provide legislative documentation. This document contains 65 references. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Health Professions.