New York hospitals are to be paid to train fewer doctorsBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7081.623e (Published 01 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:623
- Deborah Josefson
Teaching hospitals in New York State are to be paid to reduce their numbers of graduate medical training positions.
The Graduate Medical Education Demonstration Project will provide $400m (£250m) in payments over six years to New York hospitals that agree to reduce their training programmes by 20-25%. The project is an attempt to stem the surplus of doctors nationwide and to reduce the relative excess of specialists.
New York state has been chosen to pilot the …