Med school attendance up…but experts say shortage still needs to be addressed

Lubell, Jennifer
October 2008
Modern Healthcare;10/27/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p12
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The article discusses a new data released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) on medical school attendance and the shortage of medical personnel in the U.S. Enrollment at the nation's medical schools may be up, but more needs to be done to draw students to a field that is losing its appeal. According to AAMC president and chief executive officer (CEO) Darrell Kirch, increasing capacity in existing schools and the creation of new schools could produce the workforce the nation requires.


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