90 Minute Seminar
Governance/Business Meetings/Special Events (BGSE)
I-011 - Medicare Graduate Medical Education Update
Sunday, March 18
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Miami 3
Target Audience: Faculty
Learning Focus: Advocacy and Public Policy
Dental Education: Advanced Dental Education
Graduate medical education (GME) provides a funding stream to train the next generation of dentists. Medicare, through its Direct Graduate Medical Education (DGME) payment system, compensates teaching hospitals for Medicare’s share of the costs directly related to training residents. This session features a recognized expert on the subject of dental GME who will provide dental educators with an update on the issues facing GME including funding and proposed federal rules that may impact dental residency programs in non-hospital settings.
- Summarize Medicare graduate medical education issues.
- Describe proposed federal rules and their impact on dental residency programs.
- Assess the future of Medicare graduate medical education funding.