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An Open Letter to the Specialty of Emergency Medicine

Recently, the ACEP EM Physician Workforce released the results of a study determining the current and projected supply of EM physicians in 2030. The study concluded that the current trends in EM would result in a surplus of 9,413 emergency physicians in 2030. AAEM and AAEM/RSA have been warning our specialty of the potential for significant oversupply of EM physicians since 2016, when a study by Reiter et al., Past President of AAEM, stated “within the next 5 to 10 years, there will be enough board-certified or -eligible emergency physicians to provide care to all patients in the U.S. EDs.” Indeed, this analysis appears to have been wholly accurate.

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