Data from the National Resident Matching Program show that even though there are more family medicine residency programs and increasing numbers of students entering family medicine, the trend is not strong enough to push the primary care workforce to the recommended 40% level, according to an AAFP analysis. The report found students observing or shadowing at urban hospitals may not get the full scope of primary care and are less likely to choose a family medicine residency, said author Wendy Biggs, M.D., program director at the University of Kansas Family Medicine Residency.

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