Persuasive Medical School

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For some people in the world, all they want to do is to become a doctor so they can help people. They would like nothing more than to go to medical school, so they can start achieving their dream. Sadly, many cannot. To be allowed into medical school, not only do you have to be one of the few that gets accepted, but you also need to have the financial background so you can pay your way through it. It should be easier to get into medical school so more people can become doctors.
The cost of medical school averages at $51,044 per year. The cheapest medical school tuition would be if you go to a one that is in state. “The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine at University of Iowa has an application deadline of October 15. [...] Its
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There are people that would love to become a doctor, but when they realize that they will be required to take out a loan that reaches upwards of six figures, many stagger away and find something else to do. If the cost of medical school was lowered many more people will start to look at becoming a doctor as a viable option. In a letter from a Native American, Sage, she states how many people feel when they look at what it takes to be in medical school.“I recognize a system that is designed to set me up to fail and I refuse to be part of that system. I’d rather spend my life on the rez [...] I want to win, not be part of a system that frustrates me at every step. Medical school is not for me. The current system ensures that my dream of being a doctor is just for rich kids.” …show more content…
The United States of America will be 90,000 doctors short. The reason this is is because less and less people are getting accepted into medical school. As the number of people goes up, the number of doctors needed to care for those people goes up as well. If you try to set up a doctor 's appointment here in Iowa, you just might be able to get into the doctor 's office later that afternoon, but not all places are as fortunate as us. If you go to a larger city, like Los Angeles, you may see that it can take weeks to see a doctor and in that time your condition may worsen. This is because there are not enough doctors to meet with the needs of our country. “With a growing, aging population, the demand for physicians has intensified, and communities around the country are already experiencing doctor shortages. A 2015 study conducted for the AAMC by IHS Inc., predicts that by the year 2025 the United States will face a shortage of between 46,000-90,000 physicians. There will be shortages in both primary and specialty care, and specialty shortages will be particularly large. These shortages pose a real risk to patients. Because it takes between five and 10 years to train a doctor, projected shortages in 2025 need to be addressed now so that patients will have access to the care they need.”

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