Center for Health Policy

Medical Schools See Record Numbers Of Enrollees

“In the face of projected doctor shortages and debate about the future of medicine, a record number of students applied to, and started, medical school this year. About 20,000 students enrolled in medical school in 2013, around 2.8 percent more than the year before, according to the datadistributed by the Association of American Medical Colleges on Thursday. First-time applications were also up by almost 6 percent.

Read the full story from Kaiser Health News here.