Study: Community Colleges Hold Key to Diversity in Family MedicineJuly 20, 2018 |
by Sheri Porter
Health care leaders and policymakers across the country have long maintained that a robust primary care workforce is the best way to provide high-quality, continuous and affordable health care to a growing and diverse U.S. population.
It’s also no secret that family medicine owns a bigger chunk of the primary care pie than any other specialty.
When combined, those factors provide an enticing backdrop for newly published research in which authors make the case for utilizing America’s community college system to help fill the primary care pipeline with future family physicians.