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The LGBT Community and Medical Education

Back in 2010, a nationwide survey of over 7,000 transgender and gender non-conforming people revealed some alarming gaps in medical coverage. Fewer than 30% of those surveyed were out to their doctors, and 50% of the total said that they had had to teach their providers about transgender-specific health issues, leaving only about 20% with access to halfway-decent care. 309 more words

LGBT

Medical Schools Develop Programs to Grow Primary Care Pipeline

Published in the November 2015 AAMC Reporter

By Whitney L.J. Howell

With a looming doctor shortage, several medical schools are launching programs and curricula to help encourage students to pursue primary care careers. 779 more words

Healthcare

End in sight for revision of US medical research rules

Volume 386, Number  10000 
26 September 2015
WORLD REPORT   End in sight for revision of US medical research rules US health officials expect to update 25-year-old regulations on human participation in research by the end of next year.   98 more words
The Lancet

Report: Shortage of 90,000 Doctors by 2025

Originally posted on Hoosier Econ:

In a report prepared for the Association of American Medical Colleges a grim outlook was given concerning physician supply in the United States. 46 more words

Impaired Physicians