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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.
Rep. Sam Mims Awarded State Legislator of the Year by Rural Health Association
Published on Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Free COVID-19 Testing Available at Scheduled Locations across Mississippi
Published on Monday, November 16, 2020
Rural renewal: Small-town medicine delivers for Indianola doc
Published on Monday, November 2, 2020
Delta Regional Medical Center is now Delta Health System
Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2020
UMMC, Oxford Baptist Memorial Receive Funds for Rural Health Projects
Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Medicaid extends school-based emergency telehealth coverage
Published on Friday, August 21, 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.