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Aug 20, 2019 - Dr. Dahle was named Country Doctor of the Year; at age 71 he is still waiting to retire until he can find a replacement. Fewer physicians going into primary care and an aging physician workforce are expected to worsen California's physician shortage, particularly in rural and low-income areas, according to a study from the Healthforce Center at UC-San Francisco. Programs like the one at UC Davis Medical School focus on recruiting students from rural and underserved communities committed to working where they grew up, but there are still challenges to recruiting the right country doctor.
Source: Comstock's Magazine
Last Updated: 8/21/2019