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Med Schools Boost Enrollment, But Residency Slots Threatened
Health Leaders Media

The nation’s medical schools are on track to boost enrollment 30% by 2016, but they may not have residency slots available for all of their new graduates, the Association of American Medical Colleges reports.

AAMC lobbyist Christiane Mitchell says federal funding for graduate medical education programs is under siege on several fronts, and that graduate education at the nation’s medical schools has been targeted for as much as $60 billion in cuts over the next decade.