10 most in-demand medical specialties

Family medicine is the most in-demand physician specialty in the U.S., according to Doximity's 2019 Physician Employment Report.

For the report, researchers analyzed data on 27,000 physician job listings posted on Doximity in 2018-19 for the top 50 metropolitan areas in the U.S.

In 2019, demand increased 5 percent among the top 10 metro areas for physician employment.

Here's how the 10 most common medical specialties and subspecialties ranked in terms of demand:

  1. Family medicine
  2. Internal medicine
  3. Emergency medicine
  4. Psychiatry
  5. Obstetrics and gynecology
  6. Neurology
  7. Radiology
  8. Anesthesiology
  9. Pediatrics
  10. Cardiology

To view Doximity's full report, click here.

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