The state of graduate medical education

Friday, June 5, 2020

Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) hosts women’s health advocacy expert Megan Evans, MD, MPH (@MeganEvansMD). Dr. Evans is Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Associate Program Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts Medical Center.

They discuss:

  • How GME is funded
  • Growth in resident training
  • GME caps for hospitals
  • CMS’s GME programs
  • Projected physician shortage
  • Increased enrollment in medical schools
  • Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019
  • Opioid Workforce Act of 2019

This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

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Podcast Participants

Cara R. King, DO, MS, is a member of the Cleveland Clinic Section of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS). She is the Director of Benign Gynecologic Surgery and Associate Program Director of the MIGS Fellowship. She also has a Masters Degree in Medical Education from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS), and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Surgical education remains a priority, and her research interests are focused within competency-based medical education and simulation-based assessments. Dr. King has spent time in Chad, Africa, as a volunteer surgeon. Follow Dr. King on Twitter: @drcaraking