PracticeLink Magazine

Winter 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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34 W INTER 2018 PracticeLink.com ▼ T HE Qua L I T Y of L I f E ISS u E 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 you R C o MP etitio N li 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 Most- i n-Demand Specialties SPECIALT Y CANDIDATES PER JOB CHANGE IN R ANK Neurology 1.00 Same Psychiatry 1.18 Same Gastroenterology 1.20 Same Emergency Medicine 1.26 Same u rgent Care 1.71 Same a nesthesiology 1.74 +1 o r thopaedic Surgery 1.80 –1 o bstetrics and Gynecology 2.05 +1 Hospitalist 2.12 –1 Internal Medicine 2.31 Same f amily Medicine 2.37 Same Cardiology 2.53 Same Hematology and o ncology 3.26 +1 General Surgery 3.30 –1 Pediatrics 3.73 Same Most-Challenging-to-Recruit Specialties SPECIALT Y JOBS PER CANDIDATE CHANGE IN R ANK 1 o ncology - Gynecological 10.00 Same 2 Pediatrics - Intensivist 2.50 +4 3 o phthalmology - Retinal Surgery 2.00 Same 4 Pediatrics - Physical Medicine and Rehab 1.60 +11 5 Pediatrics - Genetics 1.60 +2 6 Pediatrics - o phthalmology 1.60 +2 7 Radiology - Tele 1.50 +4 8 Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine 1.48 +2 9 Pulmonary Disease 1.47 Same 10 Pediatrics - o tolaryngology 1.33 +3 11 o tolaryngology 1.27 +3 12 Maternal- f etal Medicine 1.19 Same 13 Dental Public Health 1.17 New 14 Pediatrics - Surgery 1.09 New 15 Neurology 1.00 New

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