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Med school enrollments rise, but residency spots are limited (access required)

By 2020, the U.S. could find itself more than 90,000 physicians short, according to estimates. Five years later, the shortage could be more than 130,000. An optimistic sign: Nationally, applications and enrollments are increasing at medical schools. But the optimism is tempered by a bottleneck: Once students graduate from medical schools, they need to complete a residency ...

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