Addressing Rural Workforce Shortages and Healthcare Disparities: An Annotated Bibliography
Report designed to inform policy discussions and future publications concerning healthcare disparities and outcomes, the distribution of physicians in rural areas, and the graduate medical education system financing. Also includes sections on rural hospital closures, social determinants of health, and healthcare safety net facilities. Constructed from a literature review, expert-recommended articles, and a search of white and grey literature.
Dara Khatib, Alison Huffstetler, Andrew Bazemore
Robert Graham Center
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Graduate medical education · Health disparities · Health workforce supply and demand · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Rural-urban differences · Social determinants of health