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Luis Olivas, D.O., left, chief resident of family medicine in Las Vegas, speaks with a patient as Elissa Palmer, M.D., chair of the department, and medical student Troy Shields review the patient’s case on the school’s newly installed electronic medical records system. From the July 2014 issue of Synapse. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez

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LETTERS: Teamwork will solve doctor shortage

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dean Thomas L. Schwenk and Dr. Miriam Bar-on pen a letter to the editor explaining the intricacies of improving the physician shortage in Nevada.

Health is focus at Carson’s Rotary Club

• Nevada Appeal

Alisha Fong, University of Nevada Medical Center simulation technician specialist from the Reno campus, said simulated devices serve as patients to provide students working toward being doctors or nurses with hands-on experience in circumstances during which mistakes don’t take lives.

Is there a doctor on the Burning Man playa? — Yes

• Nevada Appeal

In addition to a dedicated website for its recruitment efforts, Humboldt General works with Renown, Saint Mary’s and the University of Nevada School of Medicine to recruit skilled medical workers to the event.

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