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There is currently a growing shortage of physicians of all specialties in the US. Of course, Pediatrics has a different dynamic that adult medical care, but the choice of specialty caused by greater demand of other specialties and the mini boom in population of children born between 1981 and 1995 is causing a shortage for Pediatric care as well.
Recent studies report a shortage of pediatric surgeons in the United States. American Pediatric Surgical Association survey of members estimates current workforce and demand and to provide data for workforce planning.
Pediatric gastroenterologists and pediatric neurologists and epileptologists, have proven challenging to find with more opportunities than physicians available in the marketplace. The good news for fellows completing their training is that the demand for their expertise remains high.
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