ERIC Number: EJ623821
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
The Federal Role in Rural Graduate Medical Education Initiatives. Commentary.
Myers, Wayne W.
Journal of Rural Health, v16 n3 p301-03 Sum 2000
Two views within the federal government regarding funding medical education--"just send money" and "prudent purchaser"--and their implications for rural America are discussed in the context of budget shifts toward pediatric training and National Institute of Health programs, different agency mandates, the high cost of health care and medical education, and renewed interest in rural health care infrastructure. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue title: "Rural-based Graduate Medical Education."