Training Rural Doctors for Rural People

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Federal Support for Graduate Medical Education: An Overview

The federal government makes significant investments in GME funding through various programs. Click here to read the overview, “Federal Support for Graduate Medical Education” from Congressional Research Services.    

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Small-Town Doctors Embrace Role

Rural life suits WARM grads  DAVID WAHLBERG of the Wisconsin State Journal wrote a fantastic article about the Wisconsin Academy of Rural Medicine (WARM) a program through the UW medical school that prepares students to practice in remote areas.  See the link for the entire article. WI State Journal article

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Efforts to Expand GME Programs Thus Far Good Start

However, Wisconsin needs to increase its efforts says the new Wisconsin Council on Medical Education & Workforce (WCMEW) 2016 Physician Report. Read the press release (Click here) and the full report (Click here).  

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Wisconsin Coordinator Published in HC Pro Residency Program Alert

Local program coordinator Kimberly Markwardt, C-TAGME, of the La Crosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency program was published in the HC Pro Residency Program Alert.  Kim’s article “Make the most of new resident orientation” can be found in the April 2016 issue, Volume 14, Issue Number 4, Page 5. To view Kim’s article Click Here Congratulations Kim on […]

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New RTT Under Development in NW Wisconsin

The University of Minnesota/Methodist Family Medicine Residency in St. Louis Park, MN in partnership with hospitals and clinics in Amery, New Richmond and Hudson, Wisconsin will collaborate to develop a new rural training track program planning to train two family medicine residents per year as soon as the 2018 academic year. Read More…

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