Residency

Efforts to create new physicians go nowhere unless more residency slots created

Residency Program Insider, April 12, 2011

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Like many states, Michigan is facing a physician shortage. As such, three new medical schools are opening in the state. Unfortunately, many graduating medical students most likely will not stay in Michigan. They will have to leave the state for residency training because there are not enough residency training positions to meet the demand, according to an article in Crain’s Detroit Business.

Sixty-one percent of physicians in Michigan completed their training in the state, and 39% attended medical school there, according to the state medical society.

Read more in Crain’s Detroit Business.



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