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Maintaining a Quality Primary Care Workforce at Your Clinic

For safety net facilities to continue to provide quality care to their patients, it is important for them to maintain a quality primary care workforce. Finding individuals committed to working with underserved populations who have the time and ability to volunteer or join the staff of a free clinic can make primary care workforce recruitment a challenge. This section provides how- to guides, case studies, publications, tools and clinical guidelines and links to resources about how safety net facilities can best meet the challenge or recruiting and maintaining a quality primary care workforce.

How To Guides

Case Studies


  • Primary Care Shortages in Urban Underserved Communities: What Can Be Done? – Health Workforce News, Health Workforce Information Center (HWIC)

Tools/Practice Guidelines

  • Clinical Workforce Resource Page – National Association of Community Health Centers
  • Center for Rural Health


Volunteer Recruitment