CalMedForce is a program committed to growing a diverse physician workforce by supporting, incentivizing and expanding graduate medical education (GME) in California. CalMedForce was developed by Physicians for a Healthy California (
PHC), the charitable arm of the California Medical Association (CMA), in partnership with the University of California to provide expertise and guidance regarding the Prop. 56 funded GME program.
PHC announced last week that more than
in new state tobacco tax revenues have been awarded to GME programs across the state to fund 156 slots for physician residencies. The first CalMedForce grants will help address the state’s physician shortage, particularly in underserved communities where patients often lack access to timely and quality health care.