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While the overall U.S. population is expected to grow by more than 10 percent by 2032, the 65 and older population is expected to rise by 48 percent. (Photo: Getty)

Between a growing and aging population and longer life spans, there will be nearly 122,000 fewer physicians than are needed by 2032.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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