I just found a lovely article on the Huffington Post: What If We Treated Doctors The Way We Treat Teachers? by Shaun Johnson. Such an excellent question.
Here’s a quote:
* In certain high needs areas, such as family practice, emergency medicine, or in practices in low income areas, alternative routes to being licensed will be provided. Moreover, data will determine what skills are necessary to impart in the curriculum of such programs. For instance, if a certain community prevails in specific medical conditions over others, then time will not be wasted covering rare conditions so that alternative programs can operate expeditiously.
Fantastic, what? Click through HERE for the rest.