ERIC Number: ED411754
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Hospital and Other Issues Related to Graduate Medical Education. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session (June 11, 1196).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Ways and Means.
This document reports testimony presented on Medicare financing of graduate medical education, as proposed by the Balanced Budget Act of 1995. Witnesses included: (1) Timothy M. Golddfarb, Director, Healthcare Systems (Oregon), who noted the importance of graduate medical education funding to teaching hospitals; (2) Leo P. Brideau of Strong Memorial Hospital (Rochester, New York) who was concerned with protecting the program's viability; (3) Larry Wickless of the American Osteopathic Association, who hoped for increased support for graduate osteopathic programs; (4) Spencer Foreman, who spoke on behalf of the Greater New York Hospital Association concerning the importance of international medical graduates to institutions serving poor populations; (5) William E. Jacott, who spoke for the American Medical Association, which supports changes in the graduate medical education program; (6) Patrick B. Harr, who spoke for the American Academy of Family Physicians, about the physician surplus; (7) Leslie S. Cutler, University of Connecticut Health Center, who suggested establishment of medical education consortiums; (8) Anthony M. Marlon and Jerry Reeves of Sierra Health Services (Las Vegas, Nevada), who described a private-public pilot program to fund education of medical residents; (9) Mary O. Mundlnger, Columbia School of Nursing (New York), who sought funds for graduate nursing education; and (10) Lynn E. Caton, representing the American Academy of Physician Assistants, who sought to make physician assistant programs eligible for such funding. In addition to the testimony, discussions between witnesses and the committee members are also transcribed. (CH)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Foreign Medical Graduates, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Graduate Medical Education, Health Occupations, Hearings, Higher Education, Medical Schools, Nursing Education, Opinions, Teaching Hospitals
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Ways and Means.