Idaho debates the doctor shortage
Boise Weekly, October 16, 2008
Medical officials, researchers, and policymakers all debated how best to boost the number of physicians in Idaho during the last legislative session. As part of lawmakers' efforts to boost the state's doctor to patient ratio, they're digging into research that could help remedy the state's physician shortage. That research points toward a number of educational options that could help attract doctors to the state and push some to consider the feasibility of an Idaho medical school.