Funding for Graduate Medical Education

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The education of radiology residents and fellows is a vitally important but costly process. This paper reviews the most common methods of funding graduate medical education. The majority of graduate medical education in the United States is funded by Medicare, but there are caps on the number of trainees allowed, and the government is cutting payments. Academic medicine, particularly academic radiology, is at a point of crisis today if new methods to provide additional support are not found.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)945-948
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American College of Radiology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2006


  • education costs
  • Graduate medical education
  • radiology education
  • residency training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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