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Ciencia Puerto Rico is profiled as a model to increase diversity in the sciences

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San Juan, PR - Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR), an online network designed in 2006 to connect people interested in science and Puerto Rico, has been profiled in the prestigious scientific journal PLoS Biology as a model to link scientists from groups traditionally underrepresented in science and increase their visibility and ability to reach out to their communities.

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Thousands of physicians leaving Puerto Rico

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By Rebecca Banuchi / rebecca.banuchi@gfrmedia.com

A combination of factors have created a massive migration of physicians from Puerto Rico, making access to health care more difficult and creating the threat of a shortage of high demand specialists. For more information, please read the Spanish version of this story.

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