Medical education at risk from sequester

04/2/2013 | American City Business Journals

In addition to cutting funds for medical research, sequestration will reduce Medicare's Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Indirect Medical Education (IME) funds used to educate doctors and offset costs incurred by teaching hospitals, writes Dr. S. Wright Caughman, Emory University's executive vice president of health affairs. "Medical schools and the academic health centers like Emory in which those schools operate are doing our part to generate innovations in health care, train the next generation of health care professionals, conduct cutting-edge research for cures, and serve as economic engines for our communities," he writes. Congress should find a way to invest more in medical research and expand the health care workforce, Wright adds.

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