Shortage of Critical Care Physicians [Barrier: Medical Staff Shortage]

An article from Scientific American on March 26, 2023 entitled Fewer Doctors Are Choosing to Go into Emergency Medicine: Hundreds of unfilled residency spots in emergency medicine are telling us that critical care is in trouble discusses the situation in the United States that is resulting in a shortage of physicians choosing emergency medicine. The article mentions many possible causes, including nurse shortages, physician burnout, and lack of hospital beds.

Published by Sarah Buckius

Artist & Educator living in Santa Cruz, CA.

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