70.112.060  <<  70.112.070 >>   70.112.080

Report to the department of healthReport to the legislature.

(1) Each family medicine residency program shall annually report the following information to the department of health:
(a) The location of the residency program and whether the program, or any portion of the program, is located in a health professional shortage area as defined in RCW 70.112.010;
(b) The number of residents in the program and the number who attended an in-state versus an out-of-state medical school; and
(c) The number of graduates of the residency program who work within health professional shortage areas.
(2) The department of health shall aggregate the information received under subsection (1) of this section and report it to the appropriate legislative committees of the house of representatives and the senate by November 1, 2016, and November 1st every even year thereafter. The report must also include information on how the geographic distribution of family residency programs changes over time and, if information on the number of residents in specialty areas is readily available, a comparison of the number of residents in family medicine versus specialty areas.


Intent2015 c 252: See note following RCW 70.112.010.
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