Report: US Faces A Shortage Of Up To 90,000 Physicians By 2025

The Washington Post (3/4, Bernstein) “To Your Health” blog reports that the US “faces a shortage of as many as 90,000 physicians by 2025, including a critical need for specialists to treat an aging population that will increasingly live with chronic disease…reported” the Association of American Medical Colleges. This “report predicts that the greatest shortfall, on a percentage basis, will be in the demand for surgeons – especially those who treat diseases more common to older people, such as cancer.”

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— “U.S. faces 90,000 doctor shortage by 2025, medical school association warns,” Lenny Bernstein, Washington Post, March 3, 2015.

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