Teaching Health Centers Prepare Medical Residents In Underserved Communities

Teaching Health Centers
FILE - In this March 28, 2013 file photo, medical resident Stephanie Place examines two-month-old twins as their mother Carolina Lopez, left, helps, at the Erie Family Health Center in Chicago. M. Spencer Green / AP
Teaching Health Centers
FILE - In this March 28, 2013 file photo, medical resident Stephanie Place examines two-month-old twins as their mother Carolina Lopez, left, helps, at the Erie Family Health Center in Chicago. M. Spencer Green / AP

Teaching Health Centers Prepare Medical Residents In Underserved Communities

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The U.S. is facing a doctor shortage, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Here in Illinois, one pipeline for primary care physicians may soon lose federal funding.

Reset explores how Teaching Health Centers train medical residents in underserved communities.

GUESTS: Dr. Santina Wheat, program director at Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Residency at Humboldt Park

Dr. Kevin Volkema, second-year resident in the program