At Sentara, our mission is to improve health every day throughout the communities we serve. That includes activities undertaken for the good of the community or for individuals who do not have the ability to pay.
Sentara committed $19,866,00 to teach and train healthcare professionals:
By 2016 there is a predicted shortage of nearly 200 primary care providers and 42 specialists within the Hampton Roads market. Additionally, by 2016, 25% of the currently practicing physicians in Hampton Roads will reach the age of 65.
Sentara considers it vitally important to help prepare and train local health professionals to maintain a pool of highly skilled medical professionals in Hampton Roads.
Sentara invested $4,430,000 in community health and prevention screenings: