Getting teens engaged in community health care

Medical schools around the country are developing pipeline programs for middle and high school students in hopes that these students will seek careers in health professions and then choose to practice in their home communities. These programs, highlighted in the recent addition of the AAMC Reporter, are being developed to combat the predicted physician shortfall that is expected to be as high as 94,700 by 2025. 

NEOMED's Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC) program, which began five years ago, is highlighted in the article for its commitment to getting teens engaged in community health care. 

Read more in the May-June 2016 edition of the AAMC Reporter

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