Primary care physician shortfall to grow to 50,000 by 2025

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As healthcare reform expands access to care, 30 million people will become covered by 2014, requiring more resources for primary health care training, according to a report from American Medical News.

The report cites estimates from the Health Resources and Services Administration pegging the current shortfall in primary care physicians at 16,000, with a projected increase to 50,000 by 2025.

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