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Category Archives: Workforce Shortage
Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Vice President, AANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York This is no joke. The future of the American … Continue reading
Most people aren’t aware that by 2025 the nation faces a huge shortfall of doctors — including 37,000 to 60,000 specialists. Since Neurosurgery Blog has spent the last month focusing on graduate medical education (GME), we wanted to take a … Continue reading
Maya A. Babu, MD, MBA (left) Neurosurgical Resident, Mayo Clinic Vice-Chair, CSNS Communications and Education Committee Rochester, MN William Metcalf-Doetsch, MD (right) Neurosurgical Resident, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, IL Like all higher education, completion of medical school … Continue reading