The rapid evolution of the health care system has brought enhanced cost
consciousness, curricular reform for practicing in the managed care setting,
and an increased focus on the economics of care delivery.1
The latest challenge entails building a more functional market for physician
services. Positive activity in this direction has already begun, but there
are also serious impediments.
First, the US physician workforce has one of the largest physician-to-population
ratios in the world2; this supply will remain
dominant for decades, no matter what changes are made in medical education.
In addition, the overall appeal of a career in medicine remains strong, with
more than 2 applicants for every entering position in medical schools.3
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