U.S. Physician Shortage May Rise To 12.8% By 2032

Article August 26, 2019 Share: Twitter icon LinkedIn icon

It is estimated that the United States will see up to a 12.8% shortage in physicians by 2032. Estimated physician demand in 2032 is about 953,100. This total equals approximately 283,400 primary care physicians; and 669,700 non-primary care physicians (165,200 medical specialty physicians; 177,200 surgery physicians; 38,000 hospitalists (dedicated in-patient physicians who work exclusively in…

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