Creative Solutions, State by State
State by State licensing to retain these “untrained” doctors is quite a challenge. It requires the interest and enthusiasm of state medical societies to bring proposed legislation to their state legislatures. They have to proceed through the lengthy legislative process to enact changes to their existing licensing statutes. Imagine this process for each of the 50 states!
What are the numbers we are talking about for unmatched doctor grads? (
than 8,640 unmatched doctors on
March 18, 2016
- More than 40,000 unmatched doctors over the last 5 years
: 1,037 unmatched doctors (based on % of National Population) California : 536 “ “ Florida : 527 “ “ New York : 734 “ “ Texas
Three states have passed this legislation so far,
Why haven’t the AMA and ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) acted to correct this travesty on a National level??