29 Oct '15, 5am

Could Tuition-Free Medical School Solve the Doctor Shortage in the U.S.?

Could Tuition-Free Medical School Solve the Doctor Shortage in the U.S.?

Earlier this year, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) sounded the alarm of an increasing doctor shortage in America. With an aging baby boomer population there will a greater demand for specialists for seniors and related ailments, such as surgeons specializing in cancer or doctors that deal with Alzheimer’s. There is also a greater need for generalists who can work as primary care physicians and focus on preventative medicine. The physician shortage has been an issue for nearly a decade, but has gained more attention with the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act. However, even with 90 percent of Americans now covered, the influx of new patients is just a small part of the complex problem. From education, training, patient care and even salaries, there are many steps along the way that contribute to fewer doctors. In April, President Obama signed...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/could-tuition-free-medical-sc...

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