Category Archives: Residency Programs

If You Build It, They Will Come. Or Will They?

Last month the Wall Street Journal had an article on the shortage of residencies for medical students currently enrolled at U.S. medical schools.  Turns out the feds, who have primary authority for funding residency programs through Medicare, have frozen funding … Continue reading

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Harvard Says Train Medical Students and Residents Like Seals

In the wake of the spectacular work of Navy SEALS to locate and kill Osama Bin Laden, the training regimen and methods of that elite group have received quite a bit of attention. Now researchers who recently presented their findings … Continue reading

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Match Day: The Medical Profession’s Own March Madness

Last Thursday was Match Day across the country as the National Resident Matching Program (NRPM) administered the process where fourth year medical students get placed in a residency program and begin training in a specialty. NRPM issued statistics showing an … Continue reading

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