Health education can play an important role in helping interest students in pursuing a career in some form of rural medicine
Dr. Christie Newton is uniquely positioned to speak to this issue.
Dr. Newton is an Association Professor and Director, Continuing Professional Development and Community Engagement, in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine’s Dept. of Family Practice. Dr. Newton is also a board director with the National College of Family Physicians.
She discusses the role post-secondary institutions can play in helping interest students in pursuing a medical practice in rural places in this BC Rural Centre podcast, recorded in Vancouver, BC, on January 29, 2019.
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