Are You Ready for the Country? Apparently Not

November 2008
HealthLeaders Magazine;Nov2008, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p37
The article reports on the 15th annual survey of Dallas, Texas-based recruiters Merritt, Hawkins & Associates (MHA) regarding where the U.S. physicians in their final year of training, based on population size, want to practice medicine. It is mentioned that only 4% of the physicians wanted to practice in a town with a population of 25,000 or less and this concerns MHA that the majority of physicians do not want to practice in rural areas.


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