Category Archives: Physician shortage

On the Urology Workforce, Targeted Screening,
And the US Preventive Services Task Force

It is abundantly clear that the US Preventive Services Task Force Draft Guidelines on Prostate Cancer Screening will not be welcome news to many urologists. I have attended numerous annual meetings of the American Urological Association, the physician organization for … Continue reading

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The Incredible Shrinking Oncology Workforce

LC1, the insured lung cancer patient whose search for an oncologist described in last week’s post, is not alone. If more Americans realized that they might not find an oncologist or other specialist provider, they could help drive changes that … Continue reading

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