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Doctors get the time they crave with patients

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, December 22, 2008

A survey this year found that only 2% of all graduating medical students plan on going into primary care, because of the grinding hours and relatively low pay. Primary care, considered the backbone of American medicine, is crumbling nationwide from an increasing demand of aging boomers and a decreasing supply of physicians. Some healthcare reformers say the need for the medical home model of primary care is huge.