Physician shortage: The numbers keep climbing, now estimated at 122,000 by 2032

There’s no good news when it comes to predictions of a physician shortage.

The estimates continue to climb, as the country will see a shortage of up to nearly 122,000 physicians by 2032, according to a new report (PDF) from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

The demand for physicians will continue to grow faster than the supply, according to the new data published today by the AAMC.

The projected shortfall is similar to past projections, as the group last year said the physician shortage could hit 120,000 by 2030.

Read the full article at Fierce Healthcare

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