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Finding Wei: Medical centers go many extra miles to attract doctors
Bakersfield Californian

For eight years, the Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center desperately tried to recruit a female cancer doctor.

“I had my antennas out in all directions,” said Gitesh Patel, head of business development. “But most people didn’t want to come to Bakersfield.”

The center management would woo potential candidates with everything from creating a job for their spouses to locating a local Hindu prayer partner.