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2017 Best & Worst States for Doctors

March 31, 2017

An article by WalletHub lists Iowa as the best state in the country to practice medicine based on a number of factors, including average annual wage and the availability of jobs. Denise Hill, director of the Health Law Program at Drake University Law School, shares some of her favorite tips for current medical students who are considering where to work. She also discusses some of the most significant challenges facing doctors today, including an uncertain legislative environment, a shortage of physicians, and proper pain management techniques that avoid perpetuating the nation's opioid epidemic. Read the full article.