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The Distribution of the General Surgery Workforce in Rural and Urban America in 2019

Description
Explores regional, rural-urban, and intra-rural differences in the supply of general surgeons, using 2019 data. Compares the 2019 findings to results of a similar analysis using 2001 data. Intended to give policymakers, workforce analysts, and medical educators an up-to-date picture of current and long-term trends in supply and distribution of the rural and urban general surgeon workforce. Features statistics with breakdowns by urban, rural, large rural, and small rural locations.
Author(s)
Eric H. Larson, C. Holly A. Andrilla, John Kearney, Lisa A. Garberson, Davis G. Patterson
Date
03/2021
Type
Document
Organization
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Health workforce supply and demand · Physicians · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Surgery