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Primary Care Physician Shortage: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Has the Solution
Date:3/24/2010

f="http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som" onclick="linkClick( this.href );" target="_blank" title="Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center">TTUHSC SOM. “Texas Tech is committed to taking the first steps in changing how medical schools attract and educate future family medicine doctors. This program demonstrates that the TTUHSC SOM is contributing to health care education nationally as well as locally.”

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), since 1997, U.S. medical school graduate matches in family medicine and general internal medicine programs have fallen by nearly 50 percent. A 2006 AAFP Workforce Study estimated that the U.S. will need approximately 39,000 more family physicians by 2020.

Michael Ragain, M.D., Braddock Chair of the TTUHSC Department of Family and Community Medicine, said the new program would enable outstanding family medicine students to reduce the length of medical school by 25 percent and cut their debt in half.

“The high cost of medical school and resulting debt are major challenges for many prospective medical students,” Ragain said. “Our program addresses debt on two levels, first by shortening the program from four to three years, and second, by providing scholarships to all qualifying students. Training primary care physicians is a national issue that targets both rural and urban areas. With programs such as this, we can double the number of primary care physicians available to care for the U.S. population.”

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