As Obamacare Looms, New Medical Schools Open To Address Doctor Shortage
HCA hospitals to add hundreds of medical residencies in Tampa Bay
By Letitia Stein, Times Staff Writer
In Print: Thursday, November 15, 2012
Amid growing concerns about a looming shortage of doctors, the HCA hospital chain plans to begin training hundreds of additional physicians in the Tampa Bay area and across Florida.
Beginning in July 2014, the nation's largest for-profit hospital chain plans a major expansion of its medical residency programs statewide, said Peter Marmerstein, HCA west Florida division president, in an interview on Wednesday.