Feature Article: Challenges & Rewards of Rural Practice

An up-to-date look at the challenges (and better sides) of rural practice, published two weeks ago in the Journal of Rural & Remote Health.   In particular, they find that the biggest challenges lie with “soft issues” such as privacy and defining the boundaries of professional practice.

Miedema B, Hamilton R, Fortin P, Easley J, Tatemichi S.  The challenges and rewards of rural family practice in New Brunswick, Canada: lessons for retentionRural and Remote Health 9 (online), 2009: 1141

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