What is an Assistant Physician / Associate Physician?

An Assistant Physician (In some states called an Associate Physician) is a new breed of provider.  These highly educated Doctors were specifically made to tackle the tasks of Primary Care in Medically Under Served Areas and work with a collaborating physician.  They have completed medical school, are nationally ECFMG/ACGME Certified, and are a great asset to any hospital, clinic, or urgent care facility.    

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Healing the Doctor Shortage


Assistant Physicians and Associate Physicians are part of a new profession that is aiming to alleviate the medical deficits of this country.  This is especially true for rural areas without Doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges has projected that by 2025 there will be a shortfall of between 46,000 and 90,000 Doctors.  At the same time, however,  the U.S. matching system turns away tens of thousands of applicants each year due to massive overcrowding.  Residency programs are sputtering to deal with the booming population problems of the future and Assistant Physicians are here to help. 

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