Attracting Doctors to Low-Demand Specialties: A Role for Industry?

A US survey that has been undertaken every year since the early 1990s provides some illumination as to the specialties that residents and fellows completing their training in New York State each year regard as the most desirable. The work, undertaken by the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the State University of New York at Albany, USA, questions medics about their post-training plans and experiences finding a job. From the answers, the centre has developed a Demand Index, which ranks the relative demand for the 25 largest specialties.

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