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SharonAnn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-27-05 04:36 PM
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24. Doctors want to limit the number of medical school slots and thus
the number of doctors.

I'm from a very medical family and have seen the protectionism first hand for many, many years.

This, and the protection of incompetent doctors.

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  -Rural Hospitals Face Doctor ShortagesRural Hospitals Face Increasing Docto Judi Lynn  Dec-27-05 06:46 AM   #0 
  - But nobody cares when those underserved rural populations  WildClarySage   Dec-27-05 06:55 AM   #1 
  - Maybe they can ask Castro for some help? n/t  cantstandbush   Dec-27-05 02:31 PM   #19 
  - Under NAFTA and CAFTA, can't nurses from Mexico, Costa Rica,  jody   Dec-27-05 07:05 AM   #2 
  - Nurses are being brought into the US  rainbow4321   Dec-27-05 04:10 PM   #21 
     - Thanks for the info. Do you have a source for stats re problem size?  jody   Dec-27-05 04:32 PM   #22 
     - Here are some articles  rainbow4321   Dec-28-05 03:34 PM   #34 
     - "outsourcing high tech jobs--just being done in reverse."  area51   Dec-27-05 07:59 PM   #27 
  - And the cuts just made in the budget will hurt even more  MaineDem   Dec-27-05 07:06 AM   #3 
  - Arizona requires a special test instead of honoring other  Mend   Dec-27-05 07:17 AM   #4 
  - Some in the Medical Industry DO want to limit the number of doctors.  Bridget Burke   Dec-27-05 07:31 AM   #5 
     - Picking up the debt load of young MDs has been tried...  hayu_lol   Dec-27-05 07:54 AM   #6 
     - As a young physician  DrBloodmoney   Dec-27-05 07:54 AM   #7 
     - Doctors want to limit the number of medical school slots and thus  SharonAnn   Dec-27-05 04:36 PM   #24 
  - They need to recruit locally, IMO.  davsand   Dec-27-05 08:19 AM   #8 
  - I have practiced medicine in undrserved areas for a large chunk  bmbmd   Dec-27-05 09:12 AM   #9 
  - We're getting the opposite end of the spectrum  MaineDem   Dec-27-05 09:17 AM   #10 
  - Abuse? Were you abused by the local system?  davsand   Dec-27-05 09:41 AM   #13 
  - I am on call three nights a month now.  bmbmd   Dec-27-05 11:43 AM   #14 
     - I hope I misunderstood  MaineDem   Dec-27-05 11:55 AM   #15 
     - I don't watch football. They tried once to recruit me to a rural  Mend   Dec-27-05 12:11 PM   #17 
     - Ridiculous reply.  bmbmd   Dec-27-05 02:14 PM   #18 
     - Thank you for sharing a bit of your story.  davsand   Dec-28-05 09:20 AM   #31 
     - when I graduated from engineering school the chairman of our dept  bleedingheart   Dec-28-05 09:30 AM   #33 
  - "physician extenders"  area51   Dec-27-05 08:12 PM   #28 
  - Isn't now when outsourcing should really take place  zalinda   Dec-27-05 09:23 AM   #11 
  - It's all money...  DrBloodmoney   Dec-27-05 09:28 AM   #12 
  - It is. In a different way.  Gregorian   Dec-27-05 12:02 PM   #16 
  - Doctors? Surely, Jesus can heal them.  FlemingsGhost   Dec-27-05 03:24 PM   #20 
  - J-1 Visas are a back door route for foreign doctors to practice in the US  NNguyenMD   Dec-27-05 04:35 PM   #23 
  - Who cares.  classics   Dec-27-05 04:40 PM   #25 
  - That's certainly not true in my area  MaineDem   Dec-27-05 04:44 PM   #26 
     - Amen to that, MaineDem!!! There are a lot of Docs who care!  davsand   Dec-28-05 09:26 AM   #32 
  - Communities used to pay for the educations of young people  SoCalDem   Dec-27-05 08:19 PM   #29 
     - who's surprised? this is what republican rule is meant to lead to...  anotherdrew   Dec-27-05 09:27 PM   #30 

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