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Opinion: Free med school won't solve the doctor shortage

By Forbes  
   September 18, 2018

The New York University School of Medicine just eliminated tuition for all current and future students. Administrators believe the reform will help solve the nation's doctor shortage. Dean Robert Grossman suggests that "without the prospect of overwhelming financial debt," more people will pursue medical careers. And they'll be more willing to become primary care providers in underprivileged areas, rather than highly paid specialists in affluent communities.

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