Medical Educators Pitch Their Priorities in Health-Care Debate

As lawmakers in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives continue this week to try to hammer out an effective and affordable overhaul of the nation's health-care system, medical-education lobbyists will be doing their best to slip in provisions that could benefit graduate medical education.

One of their key priorities is getting the cap on the number of residency positions Medicare finances at teaching hospitals lifted so that the growing number of medical-school graduates