Perspectives

Development of a Vertically Integrated Trainee Program: Linking Future and Young Physicians

Authors: Jaron L. Pettis, BS, Daelan T. Johnson, , Joshua T. Bosak, BS, Ian M. Brastauskas, MD, Erika A. Jansen, BS, Ryan McNutt, , Rahul S. Raghavan, , Sammy L. Huynh, BS, Alvin Lee Day, MD, Nancy Walborn, MEd, Donald J. DiPette, MD

Abstract

Organizations representing a wide spectrum of health and healthcare settings, such as healthcare disciplines, clinical and scientific professional organizations within disciplines, hospitals, and academic medical centers, are facing many challenges and concerns. Organized medical associations such as local, state, and national associations are not immune from similar concerns faced by other organizations and from specific challenges. One such longstanding challenge has been and continues to be reaching, engaging, and energizing young individuals aspiring to be healthcare providers, particularly physicians, as well as young physicians in training.

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