California Needs More Primary Care Docs, But Residency Slots Threatened

Today is a huge day for graduating medical students. It’s Match Day — the day they find out where they’re going for residency programs — the training years between medical school and practice. In California, there are 140 residency slots every year in the family practice specialty. That number may diminish, given the pending loss of four Read More »

California Pharmacists Report Progress in Move To Broaden Scope of Practice

Pharmacists are about to finish one phase and start another in the march toward broadening their scope of practice in California to include more primary care services. Using new guidelines created in a bill signed into state law about a year ago, pharmacists have been retooling regulations to include new duties. “We’re still going through Read More »