Policymakers and the public value the collective
voice of physicians in health matters.
Physicians can exercise tremendous influence
over the allocation of health resources
by local healthcare organizations.
Young physicians with a positive experience
who become engaged in efforts to improve
community health will continue this throughout
Retired physicians have the time and capacity
to share with their community.
Ethnic and minority physicians are most
likely to return to underserved areas, thus
positively impacting health access.