Why we need more doctors opting for academic medicine 

Match Day results were announced recently and a record high 35,969 medical students learned the location and specialty of their first job.  As these newly indoctrinated physicians chart their next steps, the majority will opt out of academia, creating a potential crisis in medicine and healthcare innovation.

Although 45 percent of graduating medical students aspire to work in an academic setting, only about 16 percent will do so. …

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