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FALL 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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44 F A ll 2018 Practice l ink.com ▼ T HE C O n T r AC T S & C OMPE n SAT IO n ISSUE D E P A R T M E N T S Vital Stats How 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. WH at ' s Y o U r C ompetition L i K 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 m ost- i n-Demand s pecialties SPECIALT Y CANDIDATES PER JOB CHANGE IN R ANK n eurology 0.94 Same Urology 1.07 Same Psychiatry 1.14 Same Gastroenterology 1.35 +1 Emergency Medicine 1.40 –1 Anesthesiology 1.41 +1 Urgent Care 1.61 –1 Pulmonary Disease - Critical Care 1.81 Same Obstetrics and Gynecology 1.91 Same Or thopaedic Surgery 2.02 Same Family Medicine 2.40 +1 Internal Medicine 2.45 +1 Hospitalist 2.64 –2 General Surgery 3.34 +1 Pediatrics 3.40 –1 m ost-Challenging-to- r ecruit s pecialties SPECIALT Y JOBS PER CANDIDATE CHANGE IN R ANK 1 Oncology - Gynecological 15.00 Same 2 Flight Surgery - Aerospace Medicine 3.67 Same 3 Pediatrics - Genetics 3.50 +2 4 Pediatrics - Intensivist 3.00 Same 5 Pediatrics - Otolaryngology 2.29 +6 6 r adiology - Women's Imager 2.00 +2 7 r adiology - n uclear 2.00 n ew 8 Pediatrics - r adiology 1.67 n ew 9 Pediatrics - Dermatology 1.67 n ew 10 Pediatrics - Physical Medicine and r ehab 1.60 n ew 11 Pediatrics - Ophthalmology 1.60 –4 12 Pulmonary Disease 1.44 –2 13 Pediatrics - Surgery 1.39 Same 14 Pediatrics - Child Abuse and n eglect 1.38 n ew 15 Oncology - Medical 1.32 n ew

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