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October 24, 2012 8:14 AM I Guess the Young Ain’t Buying Physicians’ Complaints

By Aaron Carroll

I do a lot of posting on my annoyance at doctors’ complaining a bit too much about their financial and professional problems. I’ve said many times that, even accounting for all the issues, being a doctor is rather rewarding, both personally and financially. Sarah Kliff reports that students agree:

That’s the number of applicants for medical school spots in 2012. Highest number ever. I don’t think they’re listening to all those physicians telling them what a bad deal being a doctor is.

[Cross-posted at The Incidental Economist]

Aaron Carroll ,MD, is an associate professor of Pediatrics and the associate director of Children’s Health Services Research at Indiana University School of Medicine.
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