contribution: original concept
position: Professor, Family Medicine; Co-North American Regional Editor, Rural and Remote Health
Bob Bowman began as a rural family physician and has facilitated health access workforce efforts in Texas, Tennessee, Nebraska, and Arizona, USA. He continues studies of health access contributions of various primary care sources using the Standard Primary Care Year measuring tool, and has also developed workforce distribution coding using concentrations of clinicians. He is working with Dignity Health and continues his efforts at the World of Rural Medical Education, Basic Health Access, and Physician Workforce Studies web sites and blogs (search Basic Health Access or Rural Medical Education).