PAHO invites you to participate in the Regional Dialogue on Medical Residency which will be held from 7 to June 14, 2013. The inaugural meeting is June 7 at 10:00 am (Washington, DC). In this dialogue will highlight particular aspects of policy and planning medical residencies, whose themes are related primarily to the scarcity of certain specialties, the lack of specialists in rural and marginal urban areas, weak mechanisms and policy planning promote training and employment specialties worth deficit, the migration of doctors and funding for medical residencies.

In the opening session will present the following specialists: Isabel Dure (Argentina), Mary Wakefield (USA), Steve Slade (Canada), Claudio Roman (Chile), Jacques Girard (Province of Quebec), Rosa María Borrell and Charles Godue (OPS). More information about Dialogue available in the Regional Observatory of Human Resources for Health.

Agenda of the opening session (spanish).