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OMPW supports and nurtures GME training programs across the state.
New Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Residency Program a Game Changer
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.
Senator Hyde-Smith Supports Release of Covid-19 Emergency Funding for Rural Physician Training
Published on Monday, August 3, 2020
Rural Health Information Hub Offers Healthcare Surge Readiness Resources
Published on Wednesday, July 29, 2020
CDC Clinician On-Call Center Hotline
Published on Friday, July 17, 2020
HHS Provides Grants to Build Rural Dental and Nursing Workforce
Published on Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Veteran FP Expanding Mississippi Physician Pipeline
Published on Wednesday, June 10, 2020
'Vulnerable Rural Assistance Program" Application Portal Now Open
Published on Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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.