185.015 Addressing Workforce Issues


Addressing Workforce Issues: The Texas Medical Association (1) encourages the American Medical Association to actively support adequate federal funding of the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program; (2) supports state funding for graduate Medical education programs; (3) encourages Texas medical schools with rural missions to periodically evaluate their student admission criteria to ensure that the most appropriate criteria are utilized for identifying students most likely to select careers in rural medicine; (4) supports funding from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of health and Human Services for state-based health professions workforce planning activities; and (5) encourages the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners to conduct an ongoing survey of physicians seeking state licensure who are relocating from other states or countries to identify the primary reasons why physicians are moving to Texas for use in projecting future physician supply (CME Rep. 4-A-01; amended CME Rep. 2-A-11).

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October 07, 2016