Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, universal coverage, and a shortage of care. All of the time we hear of these factors and how they will influence the face of medicine in the years ahead. As in any career, I believe it is wise to know just what exactly the field will be like in the coming years. So I am asking you all, where do you believe medicine will be in 20 years? I am hoping to get some residents' and attendings' (people who are actually practicing medicine) input in this matter, in addition to all of you premeds .