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Can primary care doctors pay off their debts?


Unless medical students with heavy debt consider alternative strategies to support repayment, careers in primary care will make it tough to pay off their loans.

“Our results show that student debt levels have become so high that a growing number of students will struggle on a primary care salary alone to repay educational loans and still have enough left over to cover other routine household expenses,” says John Wiecha, associate professor of family medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.

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