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The Growing Field of Urgent Care Medicine and the Benefits of Visiting an Urgent Care Medical Center

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Board-certified, Emergency room frisco, Itchy eyes

Pediatric urgent care frisco

The United States is in need of more physicians, particularly those that want to practice family and urgent care medicine. In 2008, for example, 1,172 medical school seniors chose family medicine as their specialty. By the next year, however, just 1,083 seniors chose this specialty. The Association of American Medical Colleges reported that by 2020, the United States will be in need of over 90,000 physicians. By 2025, it is projected that 130,000 more physicians will be needed. When considering that over two dozen rural hospitals have closed since 2013, these individuals and their families along with others throughout the country will have reduced access to quality medical care.

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