Ariel Talts says her father, a longtime anesthesiologist in Eden, N.C., warned that her dream of becoming a primary care doctor could leave her “overworked and underpaid.” But she ignored his advice, and today she’s one of the first six medical school graduates who are training to become family doctors through a three-year Novant Health residency program that officially begins Friday. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
Ariel Talts says her father, a longtime anesthesiologist in Eden, N.C., warned that her dream of becoming a primary care doctor could leave her “overworked and underpaid.” But she ignored his advice, and today she’s one of the first six medical school graduates who are training to become family doctors through a three-year Novant Health residency program that officially begins Friday. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Karen Garloch

June 29, 2016 3:43 PM

Young doctors buck the trend and train for primary care at Novant

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