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dc.contributor.authorBallance, Darra
dc.contributor.authorKornegay, D
dc.contributor.authorEvans, Paul
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-15T19:53:10Z
dc.date.available2011-11-15T19:53:10Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationJ Rural Health. 2009 Summer;25(3):276-81en_US
dc.identifier.issn0890-765X (Print)
dc.identifier.issn1748-0361 (Electronic)
dc.identifier.issn0890-765X (Linking)
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10675.2/420
dc.identifier.urihttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1748-0361.2009.00230.x/abstract;jsessionid=772F89D09FD1B9E6F816E1AEA48AEEEC.d04t04
dc.description.abstractRural populations remain underserved by physicians, despite various efforts by medical schools and other institutions/organizations to correct this disparity. We examined the literature on factors that influence rural practice location decisions by physicians to determine what opportunities exist along the entire educational pipeline to entice physicians to, and retain them in, rural areas. Results reported in the literature favor a multidisciplinary or multi-faceted approach that results in more residents and physicians locating their practices in rural areas. The need to define proven strategies is not the pressing issue; rather, the needs are to define the commitments necessary to implement proven strategies, as well as the will to make physician distribution a priority issue in medical education.
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherWiley Onlineen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of Rural Health;Vol. 25, No. 3
dc.subject.meshDecision Makingen_US
dc.subject.meshMedically Underserved Areaen_US
dc.subject.meshPhysiciansen_US
dc.subject.meshProfessional Practice Locationen_US
dc.subject.meshRural Populationen_US
dc.titleFactors that influence physicians to practice in rural locations: a review and commentaryen_US
dc.title.alternativeFactors that influence physicians to practice in rural locations: a reviewen_US
dc.typePre-printen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameMedical College of Georgiaen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameStatewide Area Health Education Centers Networken_US
refterms.dateFOA2019-04-09T20:55:59Z
html.description.abstractRural populations remain underserved by physicians, despite various efforts by medical schools and other institutions/organizations to correct this disparity. We examined the literature on factors that influence rural practice location decisions by physicians to determine what opportunities exist along the entire educational pipeline to entice physicians to, and retain them in, rural areas. Results reported in the literature favor a multidisciplinary or multi-faceted approach that results in more residents and physicians locating their practices in rural areas. The need to define proven strategies is not the pressing issue; rather, the needs are to define the commitments necessary to implement proven strategies, as well as the will to make physician distribution a priority issue in medical education.


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