Physician specialties most, least interested in telemedicine jobs

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Among physician specialists, radiologists tend to be the most interested in telemedicine job opportunities, while anesthesiologists showed the least interest, according to a report by Doximity, an online medical professional network.

For the report, data from Doximity on interest in job postings was used. Engagement was defined as a physician responding to a job posting by clicking on it to find out more, or submitting a resume or scheduling a call.

The Doximity network membership includes 70 percent of all U.S. physicians.

Here are the 15 specialties most interested in telemedicine jobs:

1. Radiology
2. Psychiatry
3. Internal Medicine
4. Neurology
5. Family Medicine
6. Dermatology
7. Pediatrics
8. Emergency Medicine
9. Geriatrics
10. Allergy & Immunology
11. Endocrinology
12. Infectious Disease
13. Urology
14. Pediatric Pulmonology
15. Occupational Medicine

The 15 specialties least interested in telemedicine jobs:

1. Anesthesiology
2. General Surgery
3. Orthopedic Surgery
4. Obstetrics & Gynecology
5. Oncology
6. Physical Medicine/Rehab
7. Gastroenterology
8. Otolaryngology (ENT)
9. Cardiology
10. Plastic Surgery
11. Nephrology
12. Neurosurgery
13. Pulmonology
14. Pediatric Cardiology
15. Pathology

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