Future Physician Workforce Requirements: Implications for Orthopaedic Surgery Education

Salsberg, Edward S.; Grover, Atul; Simon, Michael A.; Frick, Steven L.; Kuremsky, Marshall A.; Goodman, David C.
May 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 5, p1143
Academic Journal
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.


Related Articles

  • Freshman med students at black institutions over 50 percent female.  // Jet;9/21/92, Vol. 82 Issue 22, p8 

    Presents statistics which show that over 50 percent of the first-year students in black institutions' medical schools are female. Enrollment at Howard University School of Medicine, Morehouse Medical School and Meharry Medical College; Reasons for growing trend of more women in medical schools.

  • How many doctors does Britain need by 2010? Brearley, Stephen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/16/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6871, p155 

    Examines the increasing medical unemployment and the plan British Medical Association representative body in reduction in medical school intake in Great Britain. Number of graduating from medical schools and the number of career posts; Impact of medical advances on demand for medical time;...

  • After rejection in Canada, more Canadians pursuing career dreams at offshore medical schools. Korcok, Milan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;03/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 6, p865 

    Reports on the increase in the number of Canadians applying to offshore medical schools. Success of Canadian physicians in the United States and Great Britain; Calibre of offshore medical schools; Medical training and accreditation in North America. INSET: How much does it cost?..

  • Seeing for themselves. Kelly, M.J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/21/91-12/28/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6817, p1598 

    Relates the experience of the author on applying to medical school in Europe. Factors influencing the application of students to medical schools; Emphasis on career grades; Role of medical school students in hospitals.

  • Hepatitis B and admission to medical school. Gilson, R.J.C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/5/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7061, p830 

    Discusses health requirements for applicants to medical colleges in Great Britain. Controversy over hepatitis B positive applicants to medical and dental colleges; Proposal for flexibility in allowing infectious applicants to follow non-invasive medical careers.

  • Hepatitis B and admission to medical school: An audit of British medical school policy. Parker, Gordon; Jenkins, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/5/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7061, p856 

    Presents a study on health requirements for applicants to medical colleges in Great Britain. Non-invasive medical specialties for applicants positive for hepatitis B surface antigens; Medical colleges' interpretation of the guidelines for medical admission criteria.

  • Medical school applicants for 1995 reach an all-time high.  // American Family Physician;10/1/1995, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p1242 

    Cites a Report from the Association of American Medical Colleges that a record-breaking 46,514 persons applied to United States medical schools for the 1995 entering class. Increasing competitiveness in getting into medical school as one out of three applicants will be accepted.

  • Medical school admission criteria. Scotti, Michael J. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;10/08/97, Vol. 278 Issue 14, p1196 

    Editorial. Focuses on the decision making process of medical school admissions boards. How medical school admissions committees must choose the most qualified applicants; How schools frequently have a mission to provide specific needs in the medical field; The significance of medical schools...

  • Personal View. Levy, Laurence F. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/30/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6350, p1271 

    Relates an experience in getting admission to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, Scotland. Topics consisting the admission examination; Introduction of specialty in neurosurgery; Importance of reviews for proper qualifications for surgeons.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics