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Dispatches from Rural Surgeons

Rural surgery: The road less traveled(0)

July 1, 2019

This month’s column describes the career pathway that led a general surgeon from the New York State Tri-City Area to rural Oregon.

Dispatches from Rural Surgeons

Rural surgery call coverage: Innovative locoregional solutions can fill the gap

Two locum tenens systems, one in Canada and one in the U.S., provide locoregional solutions for rural surgical call coverage.

Dispatches from Rural Surgeons

What medical students need to know about training for a career in rural surgery

The ACS Advisory Council for Rural Surgery’s efforts to stimulate enhanced interest in rural surgery among medical students are summarized.

Critical Access Hospitals

Critical access hospitals continue to provide vital services to rural patients

The role of critical access hospitals in providing access to health care in rural areas is assessed, along with the financial benefits of facilities.

Rural Surgery

Shortage of rural surgeons: How bad is it?

An overview of the conflicting data on the shortage of rural surgeons and potential solutions to the dilemma are the focus of this month’s column.


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