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Dialogue on doc shortage must continue
Bakersfield Californian

Kern County struggles to attract and retain medical professionals, especially doctors and specialists. This we’ve known for some time. What we don’t yet know is how to solve this problem. At a forum in Bakersfield on Tuesday night, a panel of health care experts discussed several possible solutions to the problem, but clearly no silver scalpel exists to our doctor shortage. Still, it’s essential we continue this conversation and consistently try new ways to overcome this obstacle.