Postgraduate training at the ends of the earth - a way to retain physicians?

@article{Straume2010PostgraduateTA,
  title={Postgraduate training at the ends of the earth - a way to retain physicians?},
  author={Karin Straume and Mona S S\onden{\aa} and Peter Prydz},
  journal={Rural and remote health},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={1356}
}
INTRODUCTION The recruitment and retention of health workers, crucial to health service delivery, is a major challenge in many rural and remote areas. Finnmark, the most remote and northern county in Norway, has faced recurrent shortages during the last 5 decades, especially of primary care physicians. METHODS This article describes a postgraduate training model for family physicians and public health/community medicine physicians, based on group tutorial and in-service training in rural… CONTINUE READING

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