We are happy to let you know that we are extending this policy to include all other internal medicine subspecialties
in the future," ABIM said in a Dec.
Many countries have recognized subspecialties
in EM at different times and in different areas.
At present the following are the subspecialties
The most frequently visited subspecialties
were Ophthalmology/Optometry (5,486 visits; 228 visits per 1,000 subject-years), Orthopedic Surgery (4,009; 167/1,000), Dermatology (3,412; 142/1,000), Otorhinolaryngology (1,847; 77/ 1,000), Allergy/Immunology (1,569; 65/1,000), Neurology (1,129; 47/1,000), and Gastroenterology (1,025; 43/1,000); these seven subspecialties
accounted for 76.
Half the children's hospitals said that wait times for seeing pediatricians in the subspecialties
experiencing the most severe shortages exceed 2 weeks.
In some subspecialties
(neurotology, for example), additional clinical training is required to develop competence in advanced procedures.
Each specialty is subdivided into 4-24 subspecialties
The work relative value units (RVUs) earned by different subspecialties
in academic radiology may differ by a large magnitude, according to data supplied by the Association of Administrators in Academic Radiology.
They then address subspecialties
and clinical applications of neuraxial anesthesia relative to the type of surgery.
Concerns among healthcare analysts that the majority of pediatricians in training now are women and that this might cause shortages in the future in pediatric subspecialties
appear to be almost entirely unfounded, a University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, study concludes.
The top three most popular subspecialties
were child and adolescent psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry; all subspecialties
had increasing numbers of fellows except for geriatric psychiatry.
Its key priority programs are Women's and Infants' Health, Surgical Subspecialties
and Oncology, Internal Medicine and Subspecialties
, and the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute.