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Influence of a rural background on a medical studentís decision to specialize in family medicine

Richard Pretorius1 MD, MPH, Associate professor, pretor@buffalo.edu
David Milling2 MD, Associate professor, Assistant dean for Multicultural Affairs, dmilling@buffalo.edu
Denise McGuigan3 MSEd, Associate director, Office of Medical Student Education, Department of Family Medicine, dpalermo@buffalo.edu

1, 3 Department of Family Medicine, Buffalo, New York, USA.
2 Office of Medical Education, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA.

Correspondence: R Pretorius, Department of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, SUNY Clinical Center room 125, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215-3021, USA 

Author contribution: Richard Pretorius: original concept, designed the project, literature review, supervised data collection, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft, contributed to drafts. David Milling: devised survey tool, supplied data, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts. Denise McGuigan: literature review, statistical analysis, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts.

Citation: Pretorius RW, Milling DA, McGuigan D.  Influence of a rural background on a medical studentís decision to specialize in family medicine. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2008; 8: 928. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=928 (Accessed 24 October 2017)

Submitted: 17 December 2007
Revised: 21 July 2008
Published: 21 August 2008
   
 

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