Tanicius wrote:Your original suggestion was that med grads (if one can get into med school) will have potentially worse prospects than most law grads. That's ridiculous, socialized medicine or not. It also remains ridiculous entirely regardless of whether or not we end up putting salary caps on physicians and/or work out a deal to pay back med student loans.
I definitely see what you mean. I guess my original post was sort of unclear. I meant that graduates going into debt for a T14 that get jobs have a much more certain future than MDs. No matter what the outcome MDs will probably be better off but if you were going to Med school certain you would make 300k plus you may want to reevaluate. I don't think the top range for law school graduates will decrease or change as significantly as MDs (if sociallized medicine becomes a reality). There is no pending legislation that would regulate the amount of fees lawyers can charge.
I think what you are referring to is the uncertainity of attending law school and then finding a job (I acknowledge this point). There are fewer med schools so graduates are pretty much guaranteed jobs where T14s graduates generally need to be above median to find good employment.