Shifting the Supply of Our Health Care Workforce


The Pew Health Professions Commission

October 1, 1995

Current physician workforce trends indicate a need to reform federal graduate medical education (GME) policy to better align policy with market signals and the public interest. The transformation of health care is affecting other health professions as well, but in no other case are the gaps between supply and demand so evident and the deficiencies in current policy so glaring. This report issued by the Pew Commission provides an assessment of current federal graduate medical education (GME) policies and specific, detailed recommendations for reform.

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