Groups Seek Funding for Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education

Provide $400 million in funding for children’s hospital graduate medical education programs in the FY 2020 budget, 28 groups have asked congressional leaders in a recent letter. The letter, sent to the chairs and ranking members of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Related Agencies and the same subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, notes that Sustaining pediatric training programs at children’s hospitals to meet the need of children, now and in the future, requires bolstering our national commitment.  Support for training pediatric providers through CHGME (children’s hospitals graduate medical education) lags behind the [...]