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How COVID-19 is pressurizing the medical school experience in Idaho

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on health care workers across the country as they struggle with another onslaught of patients. Employment in the industry is down by more than half a million since February of 2020 and many are reporting feeling burned out.

James Dawson joins Idaho Matters to discuss his reporting on how med school students are being prepared to handle the pressure and care for themselves.

Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!