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Fri July 19, 2013

Shortage of Residency Slots Delay Medical School Graduates

Each year, thousands of medical school graduates don't get into a residency program. Experts say this delays their ability to become doctors and help the growing number of patients.
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Fewer medical residency slots are creating a national health problem.

This week, the Affordable Care Act is back in the spotlight. President Barack Obama is hitting the national airwaves explaining to Americans how the new law is already generating rebates for some people. Meanwhile, lawmakers are delaying the "employer mandate" by one year and extending the same grace period to all Americans required to have coverage starting January. But guest commentator Justin Catanoso explains to WFDD's Kathryn Mobley, there's one part of the health care equation that's not being discussed.

Justin Catanoso talks about the problem some medical school graduates are experiencing.

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