Arizona Center for Rural Health Policy Briefs cited in OpEd on Doctor Shortage in Arizona

Feb. 15, 2024

Opinion: Arizona is expanding its medical schools to train much-needed doctors. But it could still lose those students to other states.

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In an opinion piece published on on Wednesday, Brittney Kauffman, CEO of the Health System Alliance of Arizona, makes the case for expanding residency programs in Arizona.

The author lays out the need to for support by illustrating acute shortages and low rankings in number of primary care physicians per capita, and specifically citing Arizona Center for Rural Health Policy Briefs on Graduate Medical Education in Arizona.