A new pathway to a career in medicine

“This work is important because a lot of times you’re the first person a patient sees. Being here has really pushed me to think about family medicine in the future.” –Misty Cox, 2016 MedServe Fellow

North Carolina has a significant shortage of primary care physicians, especially in rural and underserved areas of the state. MedServe—a first-of-its-kind program created by medical school and business school students—is helping address this critical need by pairing outstanding recent college graduates with primary care clinics in select areas of the state.

MedServe, which is akin to Teach for America for medical professionals, aims to improve the health of communities across North Carolina, while exposing promising future doctors to the impact that a primary care physician can make in a community.

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MedServe is funded by the North Carolina Office of Rural Health, the Kenan Charitable Trust, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the UNC School of Medicine, Duke University, Duke Health System, and Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.

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