Physician Shortage Could Reach 86K, AAMC Projects

Healthcare leaders warn that there’s already a shortage of physicians in America, and a new report suggests the problem could get worse in the coming years. In a new report, the Association of American Medical Colleges projects that the nation’s physician shortage could reach up to 86,000 by 2036. The AAMC report estimates the physician shortage as ranging between 13,500 and 86,000 by 2036. The AAMC estimates a shortage of between 20,200 and 40,400 primary care physicians, and a shortage of between 10,100 and 19,900 physicians in surgical specialties.

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