PracticeLink Magazine

Summer 2017

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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24  S u MM e R 2017 PracticeLink.com department 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. W HA t' S Y ou R C o M pet I t I o N l IK 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 0.93 Same Urology 1.01 Same Psychiatry 1.04 Same Gastroenterology 1.25 Same Emergency Medicine 1.41 Same Urgent Care 1.52 Same Pulmonary Disease - Critical Care 1.70 +1 Or thopaedic Surgery 1.73 –1 Internal Medicine 2.00 +1 Obstetrics and Gynecology 2.03 +1 Hospitalist 2.05 –2 Family Medicine 2.10 Same Anesthesiology 2.15 Same General Surgery 3.49 Same Pediatrics 3.51 Same Most-Challenging-to-Recruit Specialties SPECIALT Y JOBS PER CANDIDATE CHANGE IN R ANK 1 Surgery - Neurocritical Care 3.75 Same 2 Oncology - Gynecological 2.67 +13 3 Pediatrics - Allergy and Immunology 2.50 –1 4 Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 2.40 –1 5 Pediatrics - Intensivist 2.33 +6 6 Pulmonary Disease 2.02 Same 7 Pediatrics - Genetics 1.75 New 8 Otolaryngology - Otologist 1.67 –3 9 Hepatology 1.36 Same 10 Maternal-Fetal Medicine 1.22 +3 11 Otolaryngology 1.21 New 12 Pediatrics - Dermatology 1.20 New 13 Pediatrics - Urology 1.17 –6 14 Oncology - Breast 1.14 New 15 Palliative Care 1.12 New

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