While medical schools graduate a lot of students who have been trained in family medicine, most new doctors eventually choose to practice as specialists in fields like radiology, anesthesiology, and dermatology. That gap has helped create a shortage of primary care physicians, in California and nationally. One Sacramento program is using community connections to build more interest in family medicine.
Author: Ronald Fong. M.D.
At the UC Davis Medical Center, we are formalizing a partnership between doctors and lawyers that aims to explore and address the root causes of the illness we see in our patients.
A UC Davis group consults informally to help a lawmakers find solutions to child obesity in his district. Could community gardens help?