Orthopedic Surgery: Supply, Demand, and Recruiting Trends

November 12, 2019

While the supply of orthopedic surgeons remains limited, demand for orthopedic surgery services is increasing, driven largely by population aging.
In its April, 2019 report on physician supply and demand trends, the Association of American Medical Colleges projected a shortage of up to 23,000 surgeons. 
This white paper examines these trends and others that impact supply, demand, and recruiting in orthopedic surgery. 

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