Commentary: Where have all the doctors gone?
New York Times, December 12, 2008
In the last several months there have been reports in medical journals about an impending shortage of primary care physicians, notes Paline W. Chen, MD, in a column for the New York Times. But the recent survey from The Physicians' Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports physicians' work with patients, indicates that the primary care crisis may not be looming on the horizon; it may already be at our back door, Chen says.
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