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News by Topic: Health workforce pipeline

Nov 29, 2023 - Profile of a Native American doctor's career in medicine. Discusses recruitment and retention of Native physicians and the impact that historical trauma has had on her decision to become a physician.
Source: Northwest Public Broadcasting
Nov 9, 2023 - Announcement of a webinar on November 17th discussing the application process for the Public Health Associate Program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Source: Office of Rural Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nov 9, 2023 - A rural school district in Minnesota has partnered with a local physician to act as a medical advisor in the school system. Proposed benefits include improving health outcomes through increased access to healthcare as well as promoting medicine as a career path for youth. This type of program is thought to be the first in the state.
Source: KSTP
Oct 31, 2023 - Describes a program designed to support Nevada Native students in pursuing careers in biomedical and health sciences. Notes that tribal communities experience health disparities and health fields need more tribal members with knowledge of tribal culture. The program currently begins at the university level and can extend through a student's professional career. Plans are being made to offer the program at the community college level.
Source: Nevada Today