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Toward public policy influencing the geographic distribution of physicians the case of the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program by Valerie Ellen Stone

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Published by s.n.] in [New Haven .
Written in English


  • Medical personnel,
  • Physicians,
  • National Health Service Corps. Scholarship Program,
  • Supply and demand,
  • National Health Service Corps

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNHSC Scholarship Program.
Statementby Valerie Ellen Stone
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 184 leaves ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26393622M

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