S.J. Valley Takes Aim at Doctor Shortage Ahead of ACA
Two new family medicine residency programs in Fresno and Visalia that are set to begin training in 2013 could help San Joaquin Valley prepare for an influx of newly insured residents. Up to 900,000 uninsured Valley residents are expected to gain coverage in 2014 through the Affordable Care Act. Experts say residency programs are a proven way to attract and retain physicians.
- "Valley Targets Doctor Shortage With Affordable Care Act on Horizon" (Anderson, Fresno Bee, 9/16).