PracticeLink Magazine

Spring 2019

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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48 S PRIN g 2019 PracticeLink.com ▼ T HE J O b 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 0.86 Same Urology 1.00 Same Psychiatry 1.05 Same Anesthesiology 1.17 +2 Gastroenterology 1.36 -1 Emergency Medicine 1.50 -1 Urgent Care 1.55 Same Obstetrics and Gynecology 1.74 1 Pulmonary Disease - Critical Care 1.79 -1 Or thopaedic Surgery 2.06 Same Family Medicine 2.51 Same Internal Medicine 2.58 Same Hospitalist 2.82 Same General Surgery 3.39 Same Pediatrics 3.41 Same Most- c hallenging-to- r ecruit Specialties SPECIALT Y JOBS PER CANDIDATE CHANGE IN R ANK 1 Pediatrics - Genetics 3.50 +2 2 Pediatrics - Dermatology 3.00 +7 3 Pediatrics - r adiology 3.00 +5 4 r adiology - Nuclear 3.00 +3 5 Pediatrics - Otolaryngology 2.83 Same 6 r adiology - Tele 2.40 New 7 Flight Surgery - Aerospace Medicine 2.00 -5 8 Pediatrics - Intensivist 2.00 -4 9 Pediatrics - b one Marrow Transplant 2.00 New 10 r adiology - Women's Imager 1.93 -4 11 Perinatal Medicine 1.75 New 12 Pulmonary Disease 1.62 Same 13 Pediatrics - Neurosurgery 1.57 New 14 Toxicology 1.50 New 15 Oncology - Medical 1.42 Same

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