The Disappearing Family Doctor

Guest Host:

Jennice Fuentes
The Disappearing Family Doctor

Expanding health insurance coverage is part of the national political debate. But a new study suggests that there aren't enough primary care doctors and nurses to meet the needs of people who are currently insured. We discuss the state of...

Expanding health insurance coverage is part of the national political debate. But a new study suggests that there aren't enough primary care doctors and nurses to meet the needs of people who are currently insured. We discuss the state of the national primary care workforce and its implications for nationwide health policies.

Guests

David Taylor

Chief Operating Officer, National Association of Community Health Centers

Robert Barish

Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine

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