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The number of students enrolling in the nation’s medical schools has increased 25 percent since 2002, reaching an all-time high of 20,630 in 2015.
Diversity in the physician pipeline has been increasing over the years; however, there has been a decline in black males applying to and attending medical school since 1978.
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Shortage of doctors by 2025: 46,000-90,000
Shortage of primary care physicians: 12,500-31,100
Shortage of surgeons and specialists: 28,200-63,700
Increase in the U.S. population by 2025: 30.8 million
Increase in the number of Americans over 65: 46 percent