MCCF Activities

MCCF is an informal group of Christian health professionals and students who gather periodically for fellowship, teaching, and prayer. The Fellowship has been an active part of the Greater Rochester community for over 30 years, encouraging its members in their personal faith and highlighting opportunities to engage in medical missions at home and abroad.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Primary Care Shortage

When Dr. Waseem Ghazoly died unexpectedly at age 45, his three physician colleagues in Pittsford expected to cover his 1,800 patients only temporarily.

But the office hasn't been able to recruit a replacement because of an ongoing shortage of primary care physicians. Seventeen months after Ghazoly's fatal heart attack, his office and exam rooms remain empty at Elmwood Medical Associates.

The full practice still hopes to fill the position but has no solution in sight, said Dr. Stephen Meloni.

Click here to read the full article in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.



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