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March 26, 2013

High Residency Match, Yet More Residency Positions Needed

Read the full article with insights from Dr. Robert Blackman.

A record 95 percent of this year’s graduating U.S. medical students have matched to available residency positions, yet due to an increase in medical school programs and a pending physician shortage, many experts report, America needs more graduate medical education (GME) residency positions. A bill pending in Congress would increase the number of Medicare-supported residency positions.