Growing the Physician Workforce: A Community Panel Examines the Challenges for Recruitment and Retention in the Fort Drum Region

The health of a region’s residents depends on the community’s ability to retain and recruit a full complement of health care professionals, which is a particular challenge in rural areas. CGR was engaged by the Community Foundation of Northern New York to document the deliberations and findings of the Physician Retention/Recruitment Community Panel, a group of community leaders focused on the needs of the Watertown/Fort Drum region.

Report Date: Aug 2009
Author(s): Kent Gardner , Sara Abrams , Sara Abrams
Subject(s): Health
Location: Jefferson, New York