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OMPW Holds Inaugural Graduate Medical Education Workshop
OMPW supports and nurtures GME training programs across the state.
New Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Residency Program a Game Changer
To develop strategies that attract, educate and sustain a well-trained and appropriately distributed physician workforce in Mississippi, so as to ensure health care access for ALL Mississippians.
Through emphasis on a strong and expanded primary care foundation, ALL Mississippians shall have access to timely and appropriate health care.
Created in 2012 by the state legislature, the Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce (OMPW) monitors and evaluates the composition and distribution of Mississippi’s physician workforce and provides assistance and recommendations to the state’s leadership on current and future workforce needs. Initiatives include policy development that improves graduate medical education and physician training, retention and distribution, physician workforce projections, and data and research.
UMMC to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees and students
Published on Friday, July 16, 2021
MS small rural hospitals to receive over 12-million for COVID response efforts
Published on Wednesday, July 14, 2021
New hospital to open in Senatobia, Mississippi this month
Published on Monday, July 12, 2021
Physician Work Hours Significantly Declined Since Start of COVID-19
Published on Thursday, June 24, 2021
Barrasso, Cortez Masto Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Access to Physician Training
Published on Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Address Physician Shortage in Rural and Underserved Areas
Our mission is to develop strategies that attract, education and sustain a well-trained and appropriately distributed physician workforce in Mississippi, so as to ensure health care access for ALL Mississippians.