This 2020 Physician Specialty Data Report by the Association of American Medical Colleges identifies the most and least active physicians when considering patient care, teaching, and research. The top 10 active specialties are the usual suspects and only showed minor growth since 2014, but the least active specialties all grew by double digits.
This 2020 survey of more than 2,600 medical students reveals some interesting insights into the current cadre of medical students: insights regarding everything from business interests to waning empathy to the impact of COVID-19 on their training. Check out the full results, both the good and the bad – and sometimes, the ugly.
From MedPage Today comes this inspirational story about Christopher Veal, a medical student at UVM’s Larner College of Medicine who is calling on medical school leaders to change their culture and adjust their programs to screen for suicidal ideation and mental health early on in student life. Veal decided to speak up after a friend […]
JAMA Internal Medicine sought to explore the high and the lows in debt-burdened medical specialties in a letter published in 2017. The authors emphasize that debt is only one factor when considering which specialty to pursue, and the causal relationship between debt burden and specialty is complicated. Where does your specialty rank?
In this article from MedPage Today, sources claim the pandemic is a major reason for the spike, with some applicants finding a calling in medicine, while others are looking for something to fill idle time or combat uncertainty. No matter the reason, the potential for even stiffer competition is there as student slots remain largely […]
According to the 2019 State Physician Workforce Data Report published by the Association of American Medical Colleges, for every 100,000 people living in the US, there are 277.8 physicians. Check out this list from Healthgrades, which outlines the top 5 states with the highest number of physicians, as well as the top 5 lowest.
Whether you’re a resident looking for your first job or itching for a change of scenery, there are plenty of websites out there that can assist in the hunt. But where do you start? Thankfully, Healthgrades features five outstanding job listing platforms for physicians looking to make a move or beginning their career in medicine.