Medical students used to classes in Columbia are getting a taste of life in a slower lane through the Summer Community Program. The program sends students who have completed there first year at the University of Missouri School of Medicine to live and work with doctors around the state to experience first-hand the pros and cons of practicing medicine in rural areas.
Seventeen advancing first-year medical students are participating in the Summer community Program, coordinated by MU's Area Health Education Center (AHEC). One of these student is Justin Daniels, of Seneca, who is working with Allison Heider, a physician with Family Practice and Obstetrics of Monett.
See the rest of this story in the print edition of the July 3 issue.