Hospital Residency Awards Target Underserved Communities

Residency providers taking notes while accompanying doctor on rounds

This month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded the first round of Medicare-funded physician residency positions to teaching hospitals in geographic regions identified as¬†Health Professional Shortage Areas. These are areas identified as having a shortage of primary and mental health providers. The awards went to 100 hospitals in 30 states, including Iowa, […]