Idaho Business Review - ICOM grants Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center $500k to establish internal medicine residency

The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) has granted the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center  $500,000 to establish an internal medicine residency, the first of its kind for the Idaho Falls-based hospital. ICOM will also help pay for three additional residency programs at the hospital, including family medicine, over the next three years.

Post-Register - ICOM to give $500K to EIRMC’s residency program

The Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center is set to receive a grant for its internal medicine residency program from the soon-to-open Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine. In a joint news release on Monday, it was announced that the $500,000 grant would help offset the cost of starting the program.

Meridian Press - Medical school invests in East Idaho residency program

The Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, with seed money from Idaho’s first medical school, is starting a three-year internal medicine residency program that will train 10 new doctors a year starting July 1.

KBSX - Idaho Falls Hospital Announces New Residency Program

Idaho Falls will soon be home to its first internal medicine residents in an attempt to retain more doctors in the Gem State. This week, Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine officials will give $500,000 to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center to help kick start a new internal medicine residency program.

KIVI - Finding Hope: How new medical students can help combat the opioid epidemic

This fall, 162 students will walk through the doors of Idaho's first medical school and one big area of focus for their modern curriculum is prescription practices, aiming to improve education on addictive side effects and available alternatives to prescription opioids.

Times-News - Our View: Idaho’s rural doctor shortage is a work in progress

At first glance, Idaho’s rural doctor shortage is a dire situation. A recent report by the Association of American Medical Colleges placed Idaho 49th in the nation for the number of physicians per capita. But progress is being made.