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The U.S. Physician Shortage Is Only Going to Get Worse. Here Are Potential Solutions

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The U.S. Physician Shortage Is Only Going to Get Worse. Here Are Potential Solutions

Physician shortage to be continued...

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  • The U.S. could see a shortage of 54,100 to 139,000 physicians by 2033. The shortfall is expected to span both primary- and specialty-care fields.

  • A pulmonologist says the severity of the problem varies from specialty to specialty. Emergency departments have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two years.

  • Lack of doctors is putting a strain on emergency departments, which are already under-staffed.

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