Strengthening Primary Care (pgs. 10 & 11)

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, September 21st, 2010

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Choices fall 2010

See page 10 of Choices Magazine:
"Critical Need...
In the United States, fewer medical students have been choosing primary care–from 9,348 in 1998 to about 7,289 by 2005. With about $145,000 to $180,000 in student loan debt, more medical students are opting to become specialists with the potential to earn two to three times the salary of a primary care physician–and sometimes even more."