TITLE

Future Physician Workforce Requirements: Implications for Orthopaedic Surgery Education

AUTHOR(S)
Salsberg, Edward S.; Grover, Atul; Simon, Michael A.; Frick, Steven L.; Kuremsky, Marshall A.; Goodman, David C.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 5, p1143
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the implications for orthopedic surgery education imposed by the future workforce requirements of physicians. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has recommended a 30% increase in the enrollment of U.S. medical schools to counteract future workforce shortages in the industry due to retirements and the demand for specialized care.
ACCESSION #
32098337

 

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