medical student debt


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The amount of financial obligations or monies owed—with accruing interest—to various parties by a medical student, usually understood to mean at the time of graduation from medical school

medical student debt

The amount of financial obligations or monies owed with (accruing) interest to various parties by a medical student
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Epperly said, if lawmakers and groups like AAFP are successful at making changes to the health care system, including increased reimbursement for primary care services and relief from the high medical student debt burden.
The median medical student debt in 2008 was approximately $145,000 for students at public medical schools and $180,000 for those at private medical schools (1).
While medical student debt reform is an important short-term solution, it will only provide a patch for the system.
The average medical student debt now stands at pounds 22,000 and is taking an average of 11 years to pay off after graduation.
Medical student debt is another contributing factor, Dr.

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