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Symposium will explore approaches to recruit and retain physicians and primary care providers

Tuesday, March 29, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Eric Dimoff
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Changes in demographics and in models of health care delivery present challenges for communities across the country as they seek to attract and retain the workforce required to meet their community needs for primary care services and specialty care. The Greater Lansing area is no exception. The Capital Area Health Alliance is hosting a symposium to share information on the topic and to explore how the community can collaborate to attract and retain medical talent to the area.

What: A half-day symposium, organized by the Alliance’s Capital Area Physician Experience Committee, will feature national and regional experts, discussing community health needs and community approaches to recruitment and retention. A panel discussion with views from medical educators, health systems, community mental health, payers and providers will be followed by an interactive dialogue on how organizations can collaborate to achieve collective impact on the physician workforce in the Capital Area.

When: Thursday, April 14, 2016; 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: Leona Training Center, 2123 University Park Drive #150, Okemos, MI


Who: The community is welcome to attend the event, which will be of interest to hospitals, physician practices, educators, business groups, health plans and policy makers. Registration:  $30 per person. Register online at


For more information, visit Contact the Capital Area Health Alliance at (517)347-3377 or by email at



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