Episode 7 – Rural Health: Delivering Care in Rural and Native American Communities
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Rural communities in Arizona (and across the U.S.) continue to experience a chronic shortage of physicians and health care professionals, as well as limited access to medical facilities. Economic factors, cultural and social differences, limited facilities and geographic isolation are among the many obstacles that contribute to health care disparities and impede efforts to lead healthy lives. We will talk with physicians who are working with communities to improve rural health. Episode guests: William Cance, MD, Damon Dixon, MD, Jonathan Cartsonis, MD, and first-year medical student Kathryn (Katy) Blevins Hosted by: Jonathan Lifshitz, PhD and Katie Brite, MD
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