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Vicksburg family physician appointed to National Commission of Public Health

Dr. Susan Chiarito, MD, FAAFP, of Vicksburg has been appointed to a 4-year term on the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Commission on Health of the Public and Science, one of eight commissions that direct AAFP policy. Board certified in family medicine, Chiarito practices at Mission Primary Care Clinic in Vicksburg. She is an advocate for healthy lifestyles and ...

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Filling a nursing need

MC’s new PA program may help with statewide shortage The American Academy of Family Physicians estimates that by 2020 the U.S. will have a shortage of family practitioners that could exceed 40,000. In Mississippi, the Mississippi Academy of Physician Assistants thinks it can fill the void. Currently, there are 100 practicing physician’s assistants in Mississippi, according to number provided by ...

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