PracticeLink Magazine

Spring 2018

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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32 S PRIN g 2018 PracticeLink.com ▼ T HE J OB S E A r CH ISSUE D E P A R T M E N T S Vital Stats h ow tight is the job market in your specialty? The PracticeLink Physician Recruitment Index can help you gauge the relative ease or difficulty of your job search. W ha T'S Y o U r co MP e TITI o N LIK e ? For job-seekers of all kinds, it can be hard to know. A simple PracticeLink. com search for opportunities in your specialty will give you an indication of the demand for physicians like you, but without knowing who else is vying for those jobs, it's hard to get an accurate picture of supply. How many other candidates in your specialty are actively looking for jobs at the same time? And how Most-In-Demand Specialties SPECIALT Y CANDIDATES PER JOB CHANGE IN R ANK Neurology 0.99 Same Psychiatry 1.17 Same Gastroenterology 1.32 Same Emergency Medicine 1.33 Same Urgent Care 1.58 Same Anesthesiology 1.68 +1 Or thopaedic Surgery 1.88 –1 Obstetrics and Gynecology 2.03 +1 Internal Medicine 2.25 +1 Family Medicine 2.34 +1 Cardiology 2.39 +1 Hospitalist 2.51 –4 Hematology and Oncology 2.85 +1 General Surgery 3.23 –1 Pediatrics 3.52 Same Most- c hallenging-to- r ecruit Specialties SPECIALT Y JOBS PER CANDIDATE CHANGE IN R ANK 1 Oncology - Gynecological 12.00 Same 2 Pediatrics - Intensivist 2.67 Same 3 r adiology - Tele 2.50 +4 4 Pediatrics - Ophthalmology 2.25 +2 5 Pulmonary Disease 1.39 +4 6 Maternal-Fetal Medicine 1.38 New 7 Pediatrics - Surgery 1.35 +7 8 Pediatrics - Developmental-Behavioral 1.26 New 9 Ophthalmology - r etinal Surgery 1.25 –6 10 Pediatrics - Genetics 1.25 –5 11 Otolaryngology 1.24 Same 12 Pediatrics - Child Abuse and Neglect 1.20 New 13 Otolaryngology - Otologist 1.17 New 14 Pediatrics - Physical Medicine and r ehab 1.14 New 15 Pediatrics - Otolaryngology 1.11 –5

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