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New medical schools have opened in recent years and more are set to open soon, in part to address the projected shortage of physicians. There are now 144 allopathic medical schools in the US. Here is a list of schools … Continue reading

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It’s been widely reported in the media that there is a shortage of primary care physicians which will only increase as the Affordable Care Act is implemented. Several medical schools are making valiant efforts to increase the ranks of primary … Continue reading

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No doubt you have heard via the media and other sources that a severe shortage of primary care physicians is expected in the near future. Many articles have been published which address this issue, from one in the Annals of … Continue reading

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The Association of American Medical Colleges has been encouraging medical schools to expand their classes, with the overall goal of increasing the output of med school graduates by 30%. The original targeted date for the goal was 2015;  data analysis … Continue reading

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One of the important elements of applying to medical school is assembling a thoughtful and comprehensive list of schools. In response to the predicted physician shortage, several new medical schools have opened in recent years, and a new one is … Continue reading

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