Which Training Programs Produce Rural Physicians? A National Health Workforce Study


This national study used longitudinal data on medical school specialty and practice location choice to determine the extent to which the nation’s medical schools and residency programs varied in their production of rural physicians. This facilitated the identification of medical school and residency program characteristics associated with the highest yield of rural physicians. Funded by HRSA’s ORHP.






Authors Title Type Date Documents/Media
Chen FM, Fordyce MA, Andes S, Hart LG Which medical schools produce rural physicians? A 15-year update PUBLICATION 04-01-2010 Article
Chen FM, Fordyce MA, Andes S, Hart LG U.S. rural physician workforce: analysis of medical school graduates from 1988-1997 PUBLICATION 10-01-2008
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