Medical Malpractice News

2Oct, 2013

Is The Growing Shortage of Ob/Gyns a Sign of Things to Come?


It’s no secret that the shortage of ob/gyns relative to need in the U.S. isn’t what it should be.  There simply aren’t enough doctors in the field, and certainly not enough willing to do deliveries and high-risk procedures to meet even the current demand.  But the bigger questions are, 1.) will this trend continue? and, 2.) will it spread to other fields?  Unfortunately, the answer looks likely to be yes.