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So we find out that some medical schools are taking bold new action to end a shortage of doctors.
Which is leaving some rural counties -- -- doctors at all police security is live in Denver tells about the efforts to bridge the gap to release him.
Well one effort is in Kansas -- the university of Kansas medical school has a very small satellite campus.
In Salina Kansas population 50000 it has just sixteen med students but it's a full.
-- your program.
And they get more hands on experience especially when they begin to work at the local hospital.
The hope is the students stay here or close by.
They -- -- that small feeling they wanted that camaraderie of a small class.
We didn't want to go to a big city with a big city problems.
We still wanted to see.
The sunrise in the sun -- in the -- horizons and clear skies tonight.
They need for these young doctors is great listen to this statistic nationwide there's an average of 250.
Doctors for every 100000.
People in in the rural areas that statistic is much worse -- the medical students -- this idea.
This isn't a program -- we talked to they've really taken to the idea of small town life and career and that's why they decided.
To attend a program just like this in a rural place often what will happen -- students from small towns head -- to med school in the big city with every intention of returning to open a practice their hometown.
But then they need a future spouse get a job offer start to network and they never return with this program they begin and end in a similar place.
I think it is the very lifestyle they have an end or community.
You know being close to live here neighbors.
Knowing your patients.
-- a personal level.
And knowing who your -- to handle it then.
You know just that community cents.
Students say they also like the idea of helping an entire community I don't really secure you thank you trying to work it all out.
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