Paying Back Medical School Debt: 5 Statistics for Physicians Over 60 years
The survey includes responses from 4,950 U.S. physicians. The survey was conducted in October 2013.
When asked how long it took them to pay back their medical school student loans, physicians between the ages of 60 and 69 years reported the following:
• Still paying back debt — 3 percent
• 1 to 5 years — 53 percent
• 6 to 10 years — 32 percent
• 11 to 15 years — 9 percent
• More than 15 years — 2 percent
More Articles on Practice Management:28% of Orthopedic Surgeons Currently, Plan to Participate in ACOs
10 Ways to Improve Collections at Medical Practices
7 Ways to Earn Respect, Rather Than Demand It
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2016. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.
To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review, sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here.
- Going from 25 to 5 touch points: How Casetabs is improving surgical coordination for ASCs
- Striking when the market is hot: Industry experts on when to sell your ASC
- Study finds Latino CRC incidence rate varies by background: 5 insights
- Dr. Ellen Beswick receives $1.7M NIH grant to study colorectal cancer: 5 notes
- NorthStar Anesthesia implements EMR product Anesthesia Touch in 3 states: 3 notes