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The Racial and Ethnic Diversity of the Family Physician Workforce in Non-Metropolitan and Metropolitan Counties

Policy brief exploring distribution of family physicians (FPs) in rural areas by race/ethnicity and whether rural minority physicians were more likely to work in underserved rural areas. Features statistics on characteristics of early career FPs practicing outpatient care from 2017-2019, with breakdowns by metropolitan, micropolitan, and non-core non-metropolitan location, and race of FPs practicing in persistent poverty or primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas, by stage in career.
Lars E. Peterson, Zachary J. Morgan
Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
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American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Health workforce shortage designations · Health workforce supply and demand · Hispanic or Latino · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Physicians · Primary care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · White

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  • Rural and Underserved Health Research Center, view details