Yakima Valley women contribute to boom in health care industry

This school year, women made up very nearly half of the roughly 28,000 students accepted to medical schools in the U.S., and about 46 percent of medical school graduates in 2016.

In Yakima, 48 percent of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences’ current medical students are women. The past two graduating classes seesawed from 38 percent women in 2015 to 60 percent women in 2016.

More information: http://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/yakima-valley-women-contribute-to-boom-in-health-care-industry/article_604dec3e-386a-11e7-8b71-7f1b6b3c0040.html

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