graduate medical education http://ripr.org en Medical Education Adapts To New Needs In RI http://ripr.org/post/medical-education-adapts-new-needs-ri <p><a href="http://www.ric.edu/nursing/"><strong>Rhode Island College </strong></a>announced a new graduate certificate program in nursing care management today. In a statement, the college explained what nurse care managers do and why they decided to offer this program now:</p><blockquote><p>"Nurse care managers provide patient assessment, treatment planning, health care facilitation and advocacy within all health care settings, including private practices and hospitals.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:02:32 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 32090 at http://ripr.org Medical Education Adapts To New Needs In RI Bill to Help Kids' Psychiatric Hospitals Advances http://ripr.org/post/bill-help-kids-psychiatric-hospitals-advances <p>Legislation to make more funding available to train new doctors in child psychiatry has cleared a hurdle in congress. If it becomes law, it could boost access to treatment at places like Bradley Hospital.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24902 at http://ripr.org New Data on RI's Doctor Supply http://ripr.org/post/new-data-ris-doctor-supply <p>The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has released <a href="https://www.aamc.org/data/workforce/359282/2013physician.html">state-by-state profiles </a>of the physician workforce for 2012. And in Rhode Island, here are the highlights (see the full profile <a href="https://www.aamc.org/download/152172/data/rhode_island.pdf">here</a>):</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:34:54 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24772 at http://ripr.org New Data on RI's Doctor Supply More med school grads, but fewer residency slots http://ripr.org/post/more-med-school-grads-fewer-residency-slots <p>As if getting into medical school weren't competitive enough. Today's and tomorrow's graduates will find it increasingly harder to nab a residency position, unless Congress acts to lift the cap on residency slots it's kept in place for nearly 15 years.</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:04:08 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 10445 at http://ripr.org More med school grads, but fewer residency slots Paying for graduate medical education: what experts say http://ripr.org/post/paying-graduate-medical-education-what-experts-say <p>This morning, you might have heard the next in our Future Docs series, which looks at a projected doctor shortage and how graduate medical education funding could staunch or deepen that shortage.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8329 at http://ripr.org