A. K. Checker

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In summary, there are several changes influencing the NIRMP. The changes noted are: (a) the number of graduates from foreign medical colleges has been increasing rapidly since 1970 and now represents 21 percent of the applicants; (b) the proportion of U.S. medical school graduates in the program has decreased to a low of 84 percent; (c) there is a better(More)
There has been national concern regarding the decreasing number of U.S. medical students entering psychiatric residency training programs in the 1970s at the same time that the Graduate Medical Education National Advisory Committee (GMENAC) report designated psychiatry as one of only three medical specialties with a manpower shortage. The authors document(More)
  • A Checker
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1983
The community mental health movement of the mid-1960s included a novel belief that psychiatric hospitals should be located near population centers. The author studied the extent to which recent site configurations of state psychiatric hospitals have reflected that conceptual change. In the period 1960-1980, a large number of rural state hospitals closed; at(More)
Data on capital projects funding in nonfederal U.S. hospitals in the years 1972, 1977, 1978, and 1981 were analyzed to identify changes in the number, cost, and funding sources of capital projects in public and private psychiatric hospitals and to compare them with changes in public and private general hospitals. The study identified three major trends over(More)