Have you ever called your doctor or hospital seeking an appointment and been told the wait will be weeks or maybe months? You have been affected by the Central Valley’s doctor shortage.
Now more than one group is pushing a potential solution, locally sourced doctors from a new medical school.
Being in a waiting room at the doctor’s office isn’t the most pleasant place to be.
But waiting to get into that waiting room can be even worse.
That is what health care experts call a ‘doctor shortage’ and in the valley it’s bad.