Keeping doctors in rural areas
By Mark Deutchman, MD
Posted: 01/29/2009 12:30:00 AM MST
The Denver Post’s Sunday article about the town of Wellington losing its only doctor serves as a reminder of Colorado’s increasing crisis in rural health care. This is an important issue that the state must address.
The University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine tries to do its part through its Rural Track and Rural Scholars programs. Both programs aim to supply physicians to underserved areas.
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