What is Physician Reentry?

What is Physician Reentry?

Physician reentry into clinical practice can be defined as returning to professional activity/clinical practice for which one has been trained, certified or licensed after an extended period.

Find out more by reading the Reentry Project’s The Physician Reentry Inventory.

History of our Project

History of our Project

View our updated history of The Physician Reentry into the Workforce Project. This is a great place to start for background on the Reentry Project and information our activities.



The Physician Reentry into the Workforce Project is supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP),  Division of Workforce and Medical Education Policy in collaboration with the AAP Committee on Pediatric Workforce.

The Reentry Project is a collaborative endeavor of organizations and individuals both within and external to pediatrics that aims to examine the diverse issues encompassed under the rubric of "reentry." The Reentry Project aims to develop resources and strategies to assist organizations as well as individual physicians who are seeking physician reentry information.

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From The Blog

Physician Re-entry Program Aims to Ease Physician Shortage

An article in the September 2015 issue of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) News looks at an online educational program for physicians seeking to reenter clinical practice. Read more Share...

Back in the Fold: Physician Re-entry Programs Allow Doctors to Return to Practice, Serve Local Communities

An article in the Association of American Medical Colleges’ AAMC Reporter looks at how physician reentry programs help physicians return to practice. Read more Share...

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