Thursday, June 8, 2023

A total of 202 family medicine posts remain unfilled on the last day of MIR Awards

Another year, it’s happened again. After the end of the last day of allotment of MIR places this 2023, the total In the specialty of Family and Community Medicine, 202 seats have been left vacant.

During seat allotment to the applicants with serial numbers 9,601-10,793, Latest features included In which there were still some open vacancies, these are: Clinical analysis, clinical biochemistry, occupational medicine and preventive medicine and public health.

Despite this, the ministry left the possibility Order SND/840/2022 dated 26 August 2022 to do a Extraordinary session called from 8 to 11 May, 2023, During this period, people who are not holders of authorization to reside in Spain and who have not been placed during the ordinary appeal, Can apply for a post from the available vacancies and that family and community medicine are not covered. This is a total of 850.

,It is unacceptable for the ministry to stumble on the same stone for the third year in a row,

,This is a very significant number of people, I hope it gets covered” Remarks by the GM, Jose Polo, president of Semergen, who, despite his desire, fears that there will be empty vacancies.

For Pilar Rodríguez Ledo, SEMG’s first vice president, Family Medicine can’t afford to miss the opportunity to train 202 more people. effort required for teaching units Centers offer locations. ,It is unacceptable for the ministry to stumble on the same stone for the third year in a row”, added Rodríguez Ledo.

It is important for polo to analyze from now on, in the cold, why these places have not been chosen and how to make the areas that cover or be located in the so-called “empty Spain” more attractive.

The reality is that most of the remaining 202 vacancies in this specialty are Castilla y León: 55, followed by Galicia: 39, Catalonia: 36, Extremadura: 27, Navarra: 18, Aragon: 15, Asturias: 6, Cantabria: 4 and La Rioja: 2.

“It is not always a question of depopulation and little reconciliation in these areas, it should also be taken into account that the rotation of a family doctor and his training takes place in hospitals and Some regional hospitals have shorter services, with fewer wings being touched. And they are less attractive to residents”, Polo mentions.

For his part, Rodriguez Ledo focuses on the problem. Inadequate arrangement for selection of places Which she defines as the current situation and the great difficulties in the performance of family therapy: “The lack of professionals and recognition at all levels and poor working conditions affect them,” explains the vice president of SEMG.

A minor improvement

On the other hand, SemFYC president, Remedios Martin, acknowledges that the data is worrying, but acknowledges that more graduates have chosen to have a family than in previous calls and Highlight the positive. “The Family therapy is a success, Though their election is slow and long”, “This year more places are offered, Total 2455 and more or less same as last year in which 2336 were offered are left out”, explains the chairman to the GM.

Also, compare the attribute with others, “the day Pneumology covers its 157 posts at the national level, By 637 family and community medicine had already been chosen applicants,” he recalls.

Jose Polo also considers it important to analyze ratios. “Compared to the number offered last year, it is improvement can be seen“, Add.

Education as a solution

SemFYC president believes it’s important to make family therapy more attractive “Aware Business” and that students throughout the university are “impregnated” with family and rural medicine as they are with other hospital specialties.

“It is fundamental for the future of doctors that the specialty is known by the faculties, who does not know does not choose”

“Graduates do not know the specialty of family medicine because they practically do not wander through it. I will be need to strengthen and be more attendance at medical schools So that from Aadhaar they can learn how the family doctor works”, explains Polo.

At the university, the subject of family medicine does not look like it does in many autonomous communities, the president of Semergen believes that “It is fundamental for the future of doctors to know the specialty With family medicine and this knowledge we are sure to foster choice, You don’t choose what you don’t know.”

Face problems

“Las 2,455 family seats should be filled 100 percent is one Negligence Leaving people without applying for a position, leaving vacancies”, says Rodríguez Ledo, who urges the Ministry of Health to cover all positions.

He believes that everyone should fulfill the responsibility that suits him. ,there is no delay Decisions must be made, we need human resources”, says SEMG’s first vice president, who recalls with indignation the piles of documents his company produced to recommend improvements in this aspect and which turned out to be useless. “After so many years without making the right decisions, it is time to act.”

Jose Polo has asked in the same direction A comprehensive solution and not a “patch”, Solve this problem in the short, medium and long term. Both the societies are angry and feel that their recommendations have not been heard.

Polo assured that despite the fact that he was afraid of what was about to happen, he was not going to give up, “We will continue to fight and insist, as Marañon said, repeating the teaching” explained.

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