Study finds decreasing number of general surgeons

A new study in the Archives of Surgery shows a nearly 26% decrease in the ratio of general surgeons to patients since 1981, reflecting a move by medical students toward specialty care. Researchers say it could portend a severe shortage of these physicians just as the baby boomer generation begins to retire.

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