Minority Docs Are More Likely to Have Minority Patients

Minority doctorsPerhaps this confirms your long-held beliefs, but a recent study showed that GP doctors who are minorities tend to serve underserved communities.  This has implications for health care reform.  For example, if an underserved community needs more doctors, but there is an insufficient supply of minority doctors to meet their needs, or these minority doctors are working elsewhere, how can no-minority doctors be recruited or incented to work in these underserved areas?

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