House Authorizes Study on Medical Student Choice in Primary Care

The House of Representatives unanimously passed HR 626, which directs the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study on efforts within medical schools to promote student choice in primary care, to include primary care experience in the curriculum and accurately monitoring and reporting graduate retention in primary care. The resolution requires that the commission seek input and information from PACHC for the report. The commission must issue a report of its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly within one year of the adoption of the resolution.