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Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and

Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Primary Care Residents. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Cynthia A. Bradford

Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Primary Care Residents


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Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Primary Care Residents American Academy of Ophthalmology, Cynthia A. Bradford
Publisher: American Academy of Ophthalmology




The typical medical student graduates with $150,000 to $200,000 debt. Who would want to go into primary care medicine now? The attraction of specialization is But licensure inevitably reduces supply. Why not just let physician's assistants and nurse practitioners care for people with non life threatening illnesses (sore throat, stuffy nose, etc)to increase the supply of medical providers? As commenters on an DRH Econlog post just one day ago pointed out, the constraint on new doctors isn't really medical-school admissions, it is "residency" training slots. The Class of 2013 will have countless frontiers of discovery. Primary-care physicians have to spend four years in medical school and then three years as a resident paid little more than a subsistence wage. Stay informed via email on the latest news, research and media from Harvard Medical School. Other medical sub-specialties offer more attractive reimbursements to doctors, he says. As a result, medical students are increasingly attracted to specialties, especially ones such as dermatology, ophthalmology, and urology, which allow for a more comfortable life style because they do not involve frequent medical emergencies. Read Dean Flier's Class Day remarks.