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Bill would boost training of doctors, launch medical school
Sacramento Business Journal

A bipartisan bill introduced last week seeks to train more doctors for the San Joaquin Valley and speed the launch of new medical school at University of California Merced to address a physician shortage in rural areas and statewide. Increased demand from millions of Californians newly insured under the Affordable Care Act is expected generate a projected statewide physician shortage of 17,000.