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Mellon quote must be mentioned elsewhere. Nor any mention of a LaHood relative working in Schock's office, but I'll make note of it as a FYI. Family seems to have a lot of members at the trough. According to legistorm.com & congressional-staff.insidegov.com that LaHood pulled down $39,375.00 from taxpayers in last 3 months of 2014 working for Schock. Another LaHood is Regional Deputy…
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Schock introduces legislation to help medical students

2 years, 1 month ago by Jim Dewey

Bill aims to create more residency slots at teaching hospitals

Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has introduced legislation aimed at helping more med students become doctors.

Schock announced his sponsorship of the bill on what is known as match day by students studying to become doctors.

That's the day the med school students find out where they will be going for their residency training.

Schock said what is an exciting day for most medical students - is an enormously disappointing day for others because of the growing shortage of slots at teaching hospitals across the U S.

“Currently the estimation is that there are tens of thousands of shortages of GME slots. Part of this is because of the number of teaching slots, training slots has not been increased since 1997.”

That - coupled with increased demand in healthcare - led Schock to introduce his bill that will create 15 thousand more slots for medical residents.

Schock says the bill will help bring more doctors to rural hospitals by helping more students become primary care physicians...

“It focuses half of that 15,000 on primary care physicians, so in other words, people who go to medical school for the purposes of primary care.”

Schock introduced similar legislation last year but it saw no action during an election year.


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