July 8, 2011
Anticipated Shortage of HIV/AIDS Specialists
Experts anticipate there will soon be a shortage of physicians specializing in HIV/AIDS, American Medical News (AMN) reports. A combination of factors will contribute to the shortage, including retirements, downsizing of medical practices and not enough physicians entering the specialty. As a result, even more people with HIV/AIDS will be cared for by primary care physicians. Experts encourage primary care physicians to participate in training opportunities and reach out to HIV/AIDS specialists.
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