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  • New Research Shows Shortage of More than 100,000 Doctors by 2030 - Services

    March 14, 2017

    The United States will face a significant shortage of physicians fueled by population growth, an increase in the number of aging Americans, and retirement of practicing doctors.

  • New Research Reaffirms Physician Shortage

    March 15, 2017

    The United States continues to face a projected physician shortage over the next decade, creating a real risk to patient care, according to released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). The latest projections continue to align with previous estimates, showing a projected shortage of between 40,800 and 104,900 doctors.

  • Health Disparities Affect Millions in Rural U.S. Communities

    October 30, 2017

    Lack of access to care providers is a big part of the urban-rural health divide. Why addressing the physician shortage won’t be enough to fix the problem.

  • AAMC Statement on Introduction of GME Expansion Legislation

    May 1, 2017

    AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued a statement about the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2017, which was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and would increase federal support for graduate medical education (GME).

  • AAMC Statement on Introduction of Senate GME Expansion Legislation

    June 7, 2017

    AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued a statement about the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2017, which was introduced in the U.S. Senate and would increase federal support for graduate medical education (GME).

  • New Research Shows Shortage of More than 100,000 Doctors by 2030

    March 14, 2017

    The United States will face a significant shortage of physicians fueled by population growth, an increase in the number of aging Americans, and retirement of practicing doctors.

  • GME Funding: How to Fix the Doctor Shortage

    September 8, 2016

    With a growing, aging population, the demand for physicians will intensify over the coming years. According to AAMC estimates, the United States faces a shortage of between 61,700 and 94,700 physicians by 2025. Cuts to graduate medical education (GME) jeopardize the ability of medical schools and teaching hospitals to train physicians, nurses, and other health care providers to address the shortage.

  • U.S. Medical School Enrollment Up 28% Since 2002

    May 25, 2017

    First-year enrollment at U.S. medical schools has increased by 28% since 2002, according to results of an annual survey released today by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges).

  • Teaching Hospitals, Communities are Working to Get to the Root of Substance Use Disorders

    October 19, 2017

    While America’s teaching hospitals only represent 5% of all hospitals, approximately 61% of emergency department discharges for substance-related disorders in 2014 were from these institutions. Together with the nation’s medical schools, teaching hospitals are working to stem the tide of the opioid epidemic and provide treatment options for patients dealing with addiction or substance use disorders (SUDs).

  • Press Releases | AAMCNews

    August 31, 2016

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