What's Up Doc? Med School Applications Are Up

By John George | Philadelphia Business Journal
|  Friday, Nov 8, 2013  |  Updated 3:21 PM EDT
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Despite all the angst health-care reform is bringing to the world of medicine, people still want to be a doctor — more so than ever.

Data from the Association of American Medical Colleges, which held its annual meeting this week in Philadelphia, shows that a record number of students applied to medical schools in the United States in 2013.

Applications also increased at six of the seven medical schools in the Philadelphia region.

Percentage-wise, the region's newest medical school -- Cooper Medical School at Rowan University -- saw the biggest jump in applications with 3,700. Read more about this story on PBJ.com

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