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Retention of physicians in rural Japan: concerted efforts of the government, prefectures, municipalities and medical schools

Masatoshi Matsumoto1 MD, Lecturer, matmo10@jb3.so-net.ne.jp
Kazuo Inoue2 MD, Professor, inouek@med.teikyo-u.ac.jp
Eiji Kajii3 MD, Professor, kajiieij@jichi.ac.jp
Keisuke Takeuchi4 MD, Professor, ktakeuchi@hiroshima-u.ac.jp

1, 4 Department of Community Based Medical System, Faculty of Medicine, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, Japan.
2 Department of Community Medicine, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan.
3 Division of Community and Family Medicine, Centre for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan.

Correspondence: M Matsumoto, 3311-1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, 329-0498, Japan 

Author contribution: Masatoshi Matsumoto: original concept, literature review, supplied data, wrote the first draft. Kazuo Inoue: original concept, literature review, contributed to drafts. Eiji Kajii: contributed to drafts.

Citation: Matsumoto M, Inoue K, Kajii E, Takeuchi K.  Retention of physicians in rural Japan: concerted efforts of the government, prefectures, municipalities and medical schools. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2010; 10: 1432. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=1432 (Accessed 17 October 2017)

Submitted: 15 January 2010
Revised: 13 May 2010
Published: 7 June 2010
   
 

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