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Is Anyone Paying Attention?

A. Jay Block, MD, Master FCCP
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Affiliations: Gainesville, FL 
 ,  Dr. Block is Editor-in-Chief, CHEST.

Correspondence to: A. Jay Block, MD, Master FCCP, Seagle Bldg, Suite 408, 408 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601; e-mail: editor@chestnet.org



Chest. 2001;120(5):1431-1432. doi:10.1378/chest.120.5.1431
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Work force studies often reflect common prejudices, cost-saving philosophies, rumor and innuendo, but little data. An exception to this rule exists in the recently published Committee on Manpower of Pulmonary and Critical Care Societies (COMPACCs) study.1 As I read it, there is a shortage of pulmonary and critical care specialists now and this shortage will get worse in the future. These conclusions are based on real survey data with excellent physician participation.

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