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  • Pediatrician Workforce Data Ethan Alexander Jewett, MA Senior Health Policy Analyst August 2005
  • The Pediatrician Pipeline Source: American Board of Pediatrics, 2004-2005 1
  • Number of Pediatric Residency Programs and Residents (end June 30, 2006) Source: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, 2005. 2 10,529 859 Total 181 51 Pediatric Gastroenterology 51 26 Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics 191 67 Pediatric Endocrinology 12 8 Pediatric Sports Medicine 238 45 Pediatric Emergency Medicine 49 25 Pediatric Rheumatology 300 60 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 118 46 Pediatric Pulmonology 276 48 Pediatric Cardiology 95 35 Pediatric Nephrology 525 97 Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 165 62 Pediatric Infectious Diseases 72 25 Adolescent Medicine 320 60 Pediatric Hematology-Oncology 7936 204 General Pediatrics # of Matched Residents # of Accredited Programs Specialty/ Subspecialty # of Matched Residents # of Accredited Programs Specialty/ Subspecialty
  • Career Choices of First-Time Applicants for ABP General Pediatrics Certification Source: American Board of Pediatrics, 2004-2005. 1
  • Growth in the Number of General Pediatricians Source: American Medical Association Masterfile , 2003. 3
  • Average Percent of Time in General Pediatrics and Subspecialty (excluding residents) Source: AAP Division of Health Services Research, Periodic Survey of Fellows #57 through #60, 2004. 4 70.8% 29.2%
  • Percent of Pediatricians by Gender (residents and post-residents) Source: AAP Division of Health Services Research, Periodic Survey of Fellows #57 through #60, 2004. 4
  • Percent of Pediatricians by Race and Ethnicity (residents and post-residents) Source: AAP Division of Health Services Research, Periodic Survey of Fellows #59, 2004. 4
  • International Medical Graduates in General Pediatrics Source: American Medical Association Masterfile , 2003. Source: American Medical Association Masterfile , 2003. 3
  • Average Number of Hours per Week in Professional Activity (excluding residents) 34.5 4.6 2.9 2.0 1.9 Total hours per week = 45.8 Source: AAP Division of Health Services Research, Periodic Survey of Fellows #57 through #60, 2004. 4
  • Pediatricians Working Part-Time Source: WL Cull et al, 2002 5
  • Percent of Pediatricians by Primary Employment Setting (excluding residents) Source: AAP Division of Health Services Research, Periodic Survey of Fellows #57 through #60, 2004. 4
  • Percent of Pediatricians by Practice Location (excluding residents) Source: AAP Division of Health Services Research, Periodic Survey of Fellows #57 through #60, 2004. 4
  • Average Physician Compensation in 5 Major Specialties Source: American Medical Group Management Association, 2003 6
    • The US is marked by a severe geographic maldistribution of general pediatricians.
    • Except for Hawaii, the 12 states with the best pediatrician-to-population ratios are in New England and the Mid-Atlantic states.
    • The average pediatrician-to-population ratio is one pediatrician for every 1,769 children under 18 years of age.
    • Over 70% of states fall below the national average pediatrician-to-population ratio. 7
  • Geographic Distribution of General Pediatricians in the US < 1769 children per pediatrician 1770 – 1999 children per pediatrician 2000 – 2999 children per pediatrician 3000 – 3999 children per pediatrician > 4000 children per pediatrician Source: Mapping Health Care Delivery for America’s Children Project (US Census 2000, AMA/AOA Masterfiles, 2000) 7
  • Pediatrician-to-Population Ratios (# of children <18 years per post-GME clinical general pediatrician) n Source: Mapping Health Care Delivery for America’s Children Project (US Census 2000, AMA/AOA Masterfiles, 2000) 7 3,077 Wyoming 1,895 North Carolina 3.300 Kansas 2,100 Wisconsin 1,068 New York 3,004 Iowa 2,068 West Virginia 2,158 New Mexico 2,714 Indiana 2,055 Washington 1,125 New Jersey 1,770 Illinois 1,590 Virginia 1,577 New Hampshire 4,280 Idaho 1,236 Vermont 3,054 Nevada 1,242 Hawaii 2,551 Utah 2,608 Nebraska 1,914 Georgia 2,421 Texas 2,759 Montana 1,605 Florida 1,930 Tennessee 1,868 Missouri 484 DC 3,641 South Dakota 2,833 Mississippi 1,289 Delaware 2,220 South Carolina 2,234 Minnesota 1,220 Connecticut 1,227 Rhode Island 2,018 Michigan 1,966 Colorado 1,623 Pennsylvania 1,040 Massachusetts 1,828 California 2,049 Oregon 1,143 Maryland 2,797 Arkansas 2,680 Oklahoma 1,717 Maine 2,193 Arizona 1,815 Ohio 1,994 Louisiana 2,292 Alaska 2,755 North Dakota 2,514 Kentucky 2,229 Alabama
  • Pediatrician-to-Population Ratios (50 US states and the District of Columbia, by rank) Source: Mapping Health Care Delivery for America’s Children Project (US Census 2000, AMA/AOA Masterfiles, 2000) 7 48 Wyoming 20 North Carolina 49 Kansas 29 Wisconsin 3 New York 46 Iowa 28 West Virginia 31 New Mexico 41 Indiana 27 Washington 4 New Jersey 16 Illinois 12 Virginia 11 New Hampshire 51 Idaho 8 Vermont 47 Nevada 9 Hawaii 38 Utah 39 Nebraska 21 Georgia 37 Texas 43 Montana 13 Florida 22 Tennessee 19 Missouri 1 DC 50 South Dakota 45 Mississippi 10 Delaware 33 South Carolina 35 Minnesota 6 Connecticut 7 Rhode Island 25 Michigan 23 Colorado 14 Pennsylvania 2 Massachusetts 18 California 26 Oregon 5 Maryland 44 Arkansas 40 Oklahoma 15 Maine 32 Arizona 17 Ohio 24 Louisiana 36 Alaska 42 North Dakota 30 Kentucky 34 Alabama
  • For additional information:
    • Please visit the following AAP Web pages:
    • Committee on Pediatric Workforce (COPW) www.aap.org/workforce
    • COPW Subcommittee on Subspecialty Workforce www.aap.org/workforce/copwssw.htm
    • Women in Pediatrics www.aap.org/womenpeds
    • Division of Graduate Medical Education & Pediatric Workforce www.aap.org/gme
    • Committee on Pediatric Education http://www.aap.org/visit/cope.htm
  • References
    • 1. American Board of Pediatrics. Workforce Data, 2004-2005. Chapel Hill, NC: American Board of Pediatrics; March 2005.
    • 2. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Website. Available at: http://www.acgme.org/acWebsite/home/home.asp . Accessed August 9, 2005.
    • 3. Pasko T, Smart DR. Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the US, 2005 Edition. Chicago, Ill: American Medical Association; 2005.
    • 4. American Academy of Pediatrics Website. Periodic Survey of Fellows. Available at: http://www.aap.org/research/periodicsurvey/psof.htm . Accessed August 9, 2005.
    • 5. American Medical Group Association. Physician Compensation: 2003 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey, Median Compensation. Available at: http://www.cejkasearch.com/ content.asp Accessed January 16, 2004.
    • 6. Cull WL, Mulvey HJ, O’Connor KG, Sowell DR, Berkowitz CD, Britton CV. Pediatricians working part-time: past, present, and future. Pediatrics. 2002 Jun;109(6):1015-20.
    • 7. Mapping Health Care Delivery for America’s Children Webpage. Available at: http://www.aap.org/mapping/ Accessed August 9, 2005.