Trump Budget Would Shake Medical Research And Health Training Programs
In related news, Mayo Clinic's CEO says that he urged the Trump administration to maintain funding for research and to take foreign doctors into account in the administration's immigration policy.
Funding For Medical Research, Health Training Takes Hit In Trump Budget
President Donald Trump’s budget outline would have widespread implications for health-care training and research in Arizona, including at the state's universities. The budget would eliminate $403 million in training programs for nurses and health professionals. The budget would, however, maintain training programs that place practitioners in communities with a shortage of health professionals. (Alltucker and Ryman, 3/22)
The Star Tribune:
Mayo CEO Tells Business Leaders He Advised Trump On Value Of Immigration, Research Funding
Mayo Clinic’s chief executive told Minnesota business leaders Wednesday that he has pressed the Trump administration to maintain federal research funding and keep the nation’s borders open to patients needing care and doctors who seek training. ... Immigration restrictions proposed by the Trump administration have presented potential obstacles for foreign doctors in certain nations to practice and train in the United States. (Olson, 3/23)