ERIC Number: EJ623809
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Education for Rural Practice: A Saga of Pipelines and Plumbers. Commentary.
Norris, Thomas E.
Journal of Rural Health, v16 n3 p208-12 Sum 2000
Current efforts to address the severe and worsening shortage of rural physicians include attracting and preparing rural students for medical school, enhancing medical school curricula, and placing and retaining rural physicians. Recommendations include creating incentives for successful rural training programs, encouraging innovation in rural training programs, removing disincentives from rural medical practices, and supporting rural hospitals and telemedicine programs. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Special issue title: "Rural-based Graduate Medical Education."