Neurology 2021 Apr 30. Epub 2021 Apr 30.
Jennifer Juhl Majersik, Department of Neurology, Division of Vascular Neurology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; Aiesha Ahmed, MD, MBA, Departments of Neurology and Medicine, Penn State Health, Hershey, PA; I-Hweii Amy Chen, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology, Division of Neuromuscular Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; Holly Shill, MD, Barrow Neurological Institute, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ; Gregory Hanes, MD, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL; Victoria Pelak, MD, Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO; Jennifer Lynn Hopp, MD, Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Antonio Omuro, MD, Department of Neurology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Benzi Kluger, MD, MS, Departments of Neurology and Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; Thabele Leslie-Mazwi, Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
In nearly every US state today, a large mismatch exists between the need for neurologists and neurological services and the availability of neurologists to provide these services. Patients with neurologic disorders are rising in prevalence and require access to high level care to reduce disability. The current neurology mismatch reduces access to care, worsens patient outcomes, and erodes career satisfaction and quality of life for neurologists as they face increasingly insurmountable demands. Read More