Newspapers Examine Physician Shortages In Primary, Geriatric Care

Tue, 06 Feb 2007 01:00 AM EST

... Two newspapers recently published articles related to geriatric and primary care physician shortages. Summaries appear below.Geriatricians: The U.S. has a shortage of geriatric care physicians, in part because salaries for the field are lower than for other specialties, the Charlotte Observer reports. There are fewer than 7,000 geriatricians in the U.S. [click link for full article] ...