Camarena Health chose to become a Teaching Health Center because we saw a real need in our community.
The Central Valley is currently experiencing a tremendous shortage of healthcare professionals, leaving the patients in our community without access to the care they need. Looking for solutions to this problem, we decided to reach out to teach, inspire, and retain the next generation of healthcare professionals, passing our medical knowledge and love of Madera County on to them.
However, solving the provider shortage is not the only reason we became a Teaching Health Center. We also did it because our staff loves teaching: