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Policy Report Health

California’s Physician Shortage: White Paper

This white paper highlights how addressing existing barriers in medical school admissions, residencies, and supply of language-capable physicians is key to address the health care needs of increasing numbers of medically- and linguistically-underserved residents in California. We use evidence-based solutions to advocate for additional funding policies and slots for URM medical students to current deficit … Continued


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This white paper highlights how addressing existing barriers in medical school admissions, residencies, and supply of language-capable physicians is key to address the health care needs of increasing numbers of medically- and linguistically-underserved residents in California. We use evidence-based solutions to advocate for additional funding policies and slots for URM medical students to current deficit of primary care physicians in California.