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.
Which specialties will be most affected by changing age demographics among doctors? That’s the question the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) asks in their latest survey of “Active Physicians by Age and Specialty”, which tallied up the results of 935,000 practicing physicians in the US. Where does your specialty fall on the list?
According to a study of 135,000 doctors by Doximity, male physicians made, on average, 28% more than females in 2020, a 3% increase from the 2019 numbers. The survey, along with Medscape’s poll in 2021 that showed male specialist physicians overall making 33% more than females, points to a few other large gender pay gaps, […]
Are you biased toward certain types of patients? “Sometimes” is likely your answer, but there are implicit biases that doctors may not be aware they have. To help answer this question, Medscape put together a survey to weigh these biases, with emotional problems coming in at No. 1. Whether they are implicit or explicit, here […]
Would it surprise you to know that women make up the majority of total enrolled medical students? As the landscape shifts and the medical industry evolves toward a women’s professional goals and responsibilities, the Medscape Women Physicians Report 2020 surveyed 3,000 female doctors to pinpoint the core issues important to women doctors. Here’s what the […]
2020 was brutal for healthcare workers, no question. Based on more than 1,250 responses from a survey sent out about how the pandemic has affected them both personally and professionally, MDLinx learned that roughly half of healthcare workers are seriously rethinking their careers or practice. Half! So then what is the outlook for 2021? Does […]
According to several polls (though some said they might change their minds for various reasons), around 4 in 10 Americans have said they will not get a coronavirus vaccine. When it comes to the safety of these vaccines, however, there are good reasons to be confident already. Here are nine explanations to give to a […]
The year 2020 has been long and trying, and MDLinx conducted a COVID-19 survey of US physicians and found that nearly half of doctors are rethinking their careers. Still, it is important to consider that many physicians still find joy and fulfillment in practicing medicine. But who are the happiest? Here is what the Medscape […]
Although the 2020 numbers will look much different, the 2019 Merritt Hawkins survey – representing 93 hospitals — shows significant increases over prior years in revenue driven for hospitals by a range of specialties, including internal medicine, cardiology, neurosurgery, and gastroenterology. How will the pandemic affect the financial outlook in 2020 and beyond, and where […]