December 14, 2020
Area(s) of Interest: Physician Workforce
To grow and diversify the physician workforce, Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC), the Butte-Glenn Medical Society (BGMS) Residency Task Force and Paradise Medical Group have launched a free webinar series — “A Primer on Designing GME in Rural Clinical Facilities”— to offer innovative technical advice and solutions to meet rural California’s critical access to care needs.
Over the course of the series, physicians, practice managers and providers can expect to learn the foundational elements to design medical residency programs, as well as how to best position your clinical facility for success as a rotational site, continuity clinic, consortium member or part of an expanded residency.
The next installment — The Time Is Now for Rural Counties and Communities — will be Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 12:15 p.m.
This webinar will provide an overview of what regional organizations are potential resources for funding and how best to plan locally, develop relationships and align priorities. Janet Coffman, Ph.D., will also provide a statewide overview of GME expansion in recent years and areas of opportunity. Coffman is a Professor at the Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco.
Each one-hour virtual workshop will be presented by Kiki Nocella, Ph.D., MHA, and director at Wipfli LLP, a nationally renowned accounting and business consulting firm – unless otherwise noted. Nocella is a passionate advocate for GME and rural health care, and she has decades of experience, including a recent Psychiatry Residency Feasibility Study for Butte County and BGMS in July 2020.
Learn more about the free webinar series, watch past episodes and register for future sessions at cmadocs.org/gme-webinars.