The Rise of Medical School Debt

By Timothy Gower // Infographic by Flying Chilli // Fall 2013

Many medical students today graduate with six-figure education loans. Are concerns about debt and future income influencing who applies to medical school and the career choices of graduates? The career-choice question seems particularly pressing, given widespread concern that mounting debt is steering new physicians to enter high-paying specialties at a time when primary care doctors are in short supply.

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Medical School Debt Infographic

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