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Press ReleasePhysician Retraining & Reentry Empowers Retired and Inactive Doctors to Help Resolve the Nation’s Growing Shortage of Primary Care Physicians

BackgrounderAn in-depth overview of the PRR program and its faculty

PRR in the News

San Diego Union-Tribute – December 12, 2016 – Specialist doctors find second act in medicine

The Wall Street Journal – November 29, 2015 – Second Acts: A Retired Surgeon Takes on a New Medical Mission

American Academy of Medical Colleges’ AAMC Reporter – September 1, 2015 – Back to the Fold: Physician Re-Entry Programs Allow Doctors to Return to the Fold, Serve Local Communities

American Academy of Family Physicians’ AAFP News – September 1, 2015 – Physician Re-Entry Program Aims to Ease Physician Shortage

Kaiser Health News – June 15, 2015 – Physician Retraining & Reentry success story featuring Dr. Gibson

Physician’s Money Digest – June 1, 2015 – “Retraining and Rentry Programs Aim to Curb Physician Shortage” 

Real World Health Care – May 11, 2015 – “Retraining Retired Docs to Alleviate Physician Shortage”

The Doctor Weighs In – April 24, 2015 – “Physician Retraining to Increase PCP Supply”

UC Irvine Magazine – Spring 2015 – “PRR’s CMO, Dr. Bazzo, featured in ‘Class Notes'”

I Health Beat – March 30, 2015 – “Online Program Converts Physicians to Family Doctors”

Southwest Times Record – March 29, 2015 – “Online Program Converts Physicians to Family Doctors”

Boston Med Tech – March 25, 2015 – “Dr. Leonard Glass on Physician Retraining and Reentry”

The Washington Post – March 5, 2015 – “Recruiting retired physicians to help solve a looming doctor shortage”

Medicine Bulletin (Medical Alumni Association of the University of Maryland) – Winter 2014-15 – “The Courage of Conviction” – featuring Dr. Leonard Glass, founder of PPR