Seventy-seven applications, representing 103 residency slots, were received for funding through the 2017 Song Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program. This increase was possible because the California Medical Association (CMA) successfully lobbied the state legislature to commit $100 million over three years in health care workforce funding. Training more physicians to overcome the severe shortage of California primary care physicians is one of the ACCMA and CMA’s top priorities. To read more, go to