May 24, 2010

2003 Redux? Physicians Fear Medical Training Funding Cuts

Texas faces shortages in virtually every recognized medical specialty, but experts say the need for primary care doctors is particularly critical. The Senate Health and Human Services Committee began a study of the current and long-range need for physicians and other health professionals in the state. TMA officials say that study is definitely timely, but fear there may be little opportunity to expand training for physicians due to the state's projected budget shortfall. From May's Texas Medicine

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