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Canyon County has one doctor for every 3,300 patients, new residency program hopes to fix it
Idaho ranks 49th out of 50 U.S. states when it comes to the number of primary care doctors per capita, which means there's a huge shortage. Right now, there's an effort to fix that problem with a ten-year graduate medical education plan. The hope is that the program will increase the number of residents training here by 256% by 2028, according to Family Medicine Residency of Idaho.