Recruiting from within

On Rural MN Radio this week, Jim and Marnie talk about a project going on in the Rural People Rural Policy network to recruit Native American and rural people to go to college to become doctors, nurses and pharmacists, then return to their hometowns to practice. Having a health care professional who understands the culture of his or her patients can be the key to good health care, especially in tribal lands, and Native Americans are extremely under-represented in medical schools.

Recruiting from within for health care