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Season 2 of Anesthesiology News presents The Etherist is almost here! In this brand-new season, we explore the truth and myths behind a looming physician anesthesiologist shortage, based on reports from the Association of American Medical Colleges. Those projections show a potential shortage of nearly 139,000 physicians in the United States, with anesthesiology being among the key specialties to suffer. But will anesthesiology really experience a physician shortage at all? And if so, how will we get to that point? We aimed to answer those questions, but along the way we discovered some unexpected trends that are already transforming anesthesia care into something profoundly different today. In Season 2, we explore a series of forces that are already shaping anesthesiology including advances in medical technology, changing practice models, evolving business trends, diversity, the COVID-19 pandemic, and federal laws that could considerably affect the future of the specialty. This is not a story about a simple statistical projection of a physician anesthesiologist shortage. It is a story about the future of a specialty…