Issue Brief: General Medical Education Reform–Moving Towards Transparency and Accountability

Posted February 4, 2011 by Amanda

Graduate medical education (GME) is funding to train medical residents and fellows in New York. While some of these payments are linked directly to teaching costs, others are embedded in unaccountable payment formulas, that cannot be traced to a specific purpose. 16,000 medial residents are trained annually in New York; but the majority leave after finishing their residencies.

New York must take measures to increase transparency and accountability in GME funding. HCFANY has laid out a series of recommendations in the following brief.