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Health Care Supply and Demand

Editor’s note: Of particular positive interest is the comment that there will be a focus on training primary care physicians.

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More U.S. medical schools open to answer demand
Almost two dozen medical schools have opened recently or plan to open soon, a trend that could help to correct an enrollment imbalance of students going abroad for medical training while U.S. hospitals bring in foreign-trained and foreign-born physicians to fill medical residencies. Some of the new schools plan to focus on training doctors to serve primary care needs in immigrant and disadvantaged communities. The New York Times (2/14)

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February 15, 2010 - Posted by | healthcare, physicians | , , ,

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