Shortage of surgeons pinches U.S. hospitals

USA Today, February 26, 2008
In the 1980s and 1990s U.S. medical schools put a cap on enrollments, believing that managed healthcare, among other factors, would create a glut of doctors. Now the impact of a national shortage of surgeons and family practice doctors is echoing across the country. The shortage of surgeons is a particular threat to the healthcare of 54 million rural Americans, medical specialists say.

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