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Teaching Hospitals Bring New Training Options to Mississippi Medical Students
To develop strategies that attract, educate and sustain a well-trained and appropriately distributed physician workforce in Mississippi, so as to ensure health care access for ALL Mississippians.
Through emphasis on a strong and expanded primary care foundation, ALL Mississippians shall have access to timely and appropriate health care.
Created in 2012 by the state legislature, the Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce (OMPW) monitors and evaluates the composition and distribution of Mississippi’s physician workforce and provides assistance and recommendations to the state’s leadership on current and future workforce needs. Initiatives include policy development that improves graduate medical education and physician training, retention and distribution, physician workforce projections, and data and research.
More physician residencies mean more access for state's rural patients
Published on Monday, August 27, 2018
Published on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Physician Career Fair Showcases State Rural and Small Town Opportunities
Published on Sunday, April 1, 2018
Mississippi Physicians Boost Healthcare and State Economy
Published on Monday, January 1, 2018
Our mission is to develop strategies that attract, education and sustain a well-trained and appropriately distributed physician workforce in Mississippi, so as to ensure health care access for ALL Mississippians.