Before the session, complete the following activities and answer the individual readiness questions. Print your answers for use in a team activity.
- Read Hancock, Steinbach, Nesbitt, Adler, & Auerswald (2009), Why doctors choose small towns: A developmental model of rural physician recruitment and retention (PDF Download)
- Read Funk (2019), Live & practice: Small towns 2019
- Read Thomas (2014), Hospitals, doctors moving out of poor city neighborhoods to more affluent areas
- Read McGrail, Wingrove, Petterson, & Bazemore (2017), Mobility of US rural primary care physicians during 2000-2014