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Catherine Probst
Sr. Media Relations Specialist
Telephone: 202-909-2077
Email: cprobst@aamc.org

Jamila Vernon
Public Relations Specialist II
Telephone: 202-828-0959
Email: jvernon@aamc.org

AAMC Discusses Physician Shortage, Solutions

Nationwide doctor shortages, expected to grow significantly in the next decade, are driven by a growing, aging population, and a 15-year freeze on Medicare funding for residency training positions. AAMC Chief Public Policy Officer Atul Grover, M.D., Ph.D., discusses the shortage, its impact on the health system, and solutions for solving the crisis on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal.

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Training Tomorrow’s Doctors Today Act of 2013 (H.R. 1201)