- There has been a well-documented shortage of physicians in some specialties, including Neurology and Psychiatry.
- Osteopathic medical students demonstrated a greater interest compared to allopathic medical students in Neurology and Psychiatry.
- Required rotations did not correlate with applications or matches.
The following is a summary of Ramos, R. et al Quantitative Description of Medical Student Interest in Neurology and Psychiatry. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 2016; 116 (7): 462-471, which was developed independently of the article authors. The authors declared no conflicts of interest. Background There has been a well-documented shortage of Primary Care…