ERIC Number: ED087308
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Feb
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Physician Manpower in Florida Series II. Prospects for Meeting the Goals.
Florida State Board of Regents, Tallahassee.
This document analyzes the prospects and likelihood of meeting the goals suggested in the first paper of this series discussing physician manpower in Florida. The first paper indicates that approximately 76% of the mid-1973 pool of licensed physicians living in Florida could be considered in active practice providing care to the civilian population of the state. Hospital based anesthesiologists, pathologists, radiologists and certain others were included. In order to meet the needs anticipated for 1980, a net increase in his active practice group of 4,494 physicians is needed, 3,136 of whom should be in specialties providing primary care. To increase this select pool of physicians by 4,500 in 7 years will require the addition of over 6,700 new license holders, or approximately 960 per year. There is evidence that this large total of new licensees may be realized by 1980. Grounds for optimism may be found in the records covering the last 4 years in the expanding pool of physicians in the U.S. Prospects for meeting the goal of over 3,100 additional active, practicing, primary-care physicians by 1980 are dim. (MJM)
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Authoring Institution: Florida State Board of Regents, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida