Founding Dean Bruce Koeppen: Medical school to help address physician shortage

koeppenDr. Bruce Koeppen, founding dean of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, told the Record-Journal that the new medical school will help address what’s projected to be a nationwide lack of physicians.

“There’s a national shortage of physicians that’s predicted only to get worse,” he said.

Baby boomers who are seeking retirement are more likely to use health care than previous generations have, said Koeppen.  He also noted that 40 percent of current physicians are projected to retire within the next 10 years.

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