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Will Americans be vying for doctor’s appointments and experiencing longer waits for medical care and surgery in the years ahead? A new report by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) predicts that a shortage of physicians in the U.S. is going to grow worse. The report estimates a shortfall ranging from 34,600 to 88,000 doctors by 2025, compared to what our growing and aging population may need. By 2030, the shortfall is expected to total anywhere from 40,800 to 104,900 doctors. A future shortage could have a huge effect on patient care — but it’s complicated, say experts. Play Video CBS Evening News. TRUMP'S IMMIGRATION POLICY MAY WORSEN DOCTOR SHORTAGE. Each year, thousands o... Full story

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