Title

Pediatric workforce projections and unintended consequences

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Pediatrics

Date

7-9-2004

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Child Health Services; Health Services Accessibility; Humans; Infant, Newborn; Infant, Premature, Diseases; Pediatrics; United States

Disciplines

Pediatrics

Rights and Permissions

Citation: J Pediatr. 2004 Jul;145(1):1-2. Link to article on publisher's site

Comments

A recent publication by Shipman et al. on the future pediatric workforce suggests that by the year 2020 there will be an oversupply of general pediatricians. The article is thoughtful and thought-provoking. But what do the projections mean in terms of children's health care?

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed