Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Presentation File
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Presentation File

1,144

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,144
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
13
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Why Pediatrics?? George Johnson, MD Professor of Pediatrics
  • 2. This is Why
  • 3. What You Need to Do (as a pediatrician) <ul><li>Get useful information from crying babies and children (their distraught parents) when they are ill </li></ul><ul><li>Examine these same kids </li></ul><ul><li>Teach - children, parents, grandparents, teachers, and government officials </li></ul><ul><li>Help families and kids through or beyond the rough parts of their lives </li></ul><ul><li>Have to be able to function as part of a team </li></ul>
  • 4. Downside of Pediatrics <ul><li>Dealing with parents of terminally ill children is difficult, but you can do a great deal for the families by your approach </li></ul><ul><li>It can be very hard to overcome your own discomfort in the death or disability of a child </li></ul>
  • 5. Benefits of Pediatrics <ul><li>Most kids get better </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t take yourself too seriously - Get to wear goofy cloths </li></ul><ul><li>Play with kids’ toys </li></ul><ul><li>Play with the kids - this is a must </li></ul><ul><li>Even on your worst day you can play with a kid and make them smile (usually) </li></ul>
  • 6. How Do You Become a Pediatrician? - Residency <ul><li>Three-year residency training, about 50% in ambulatory settings </li></ul><ul><li>Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics based on written exam </li></ul><ul><li>Subspecialty residency training (fellowships) typically are a minimum of three years </li></ul>
  • 7. Pediatric Subspecialties <ul><li>Adolescent Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Allergy </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiology </li></ul><ul><li>Child Psychiatry </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Care Pediatrics </li></ul><ul><li>Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Pediatrics </li></ul><ul><li>Endocrinology </li></ul><ul><li>Gastroenterology </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics </li></ul><ul><li>Hematology/Oncology </li></ul><ul><li>Immunology </li></ul><ul><li>Infectious Diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Nephrology </li></ul><ul><li>Neurology </li></ul><ul><li>Pulmonology </li></ul><ul><li>Rheumatology </li></ul>
  • 8. Pediatric Practice Career Paths <ul><li>General Pediatrics </li></ul><ul><li>Subspecialty Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Private Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Public Health Related Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Child Advocacy </li></ul>
  • 9. Why Choose Pediatrics? <ul><li>Great impact on children’s lives </li></ul><ul><li>The mundane parts of general pediatric practice (care) have more health benefit than any other health care activity other than public health measures such as clean water and sewage treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Immunizations, SIDS reduction (sleep position counseling), injury prevention education </li></ul>
  • 10. Why Choose Pediatrics?
  • 11. Your Career Path
  • 12. Distribution of Pediatricians J Pediatrics 2004;144:723-8
  • 13. Pediatric Workforce Projection 2001-2020 J Pediatrics 2003;143:507-5
  • 14. Pediatrician Demographics and Practice Characteristics Compiled by the AAP Division of Graduate Medical Education and Pediatric Workforce and the AAP Division of Health Policy Research for the AAP Committee on Pediatric Workforce, Subcommittee on Women in Pediatrics
  • 15. Gender: All Physicians by Percentage 75.4% 24.6% Adapted from AMA, Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the US. 2003-2004 Edition.
  • 16. Gender: Pediatricians by Percentage 50.4% 49.6% Adapted from AMA, Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the US. 2003-2004 Edition.
  • 17. Gender: Pediatricians Adapted from AMA, Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the US. 2003-2004 Edition.
  • 18. Age and Gender: Pediatricians Adapted from AMA, Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the US. 2003-2004 Edition.
  • 19. General Pediatrics Certified Practitioners by Age ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 20.  
  • 21. 2004 ABP Examination General and Subspecialty by Gender ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 22.  
  • 23.  
  • 24.  
  • 25. Pediatric Career Plans ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 26. Pediatric Career Plans by Gender ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 27. Pediatric Subspecialists in Training ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 28. Pediatric Subspecialists in Training by Gender ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 29. General Pediatrics Examination Subspecialty by Gender (2004) ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 30. Pediatric Subspecialists in Training by Gender ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 31. Pediatric Career Placement Completing Residency ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 32. Pediatric Career Placement Completing Residency by Gender ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 33.  
  • 34.  
  • 35. Pediatric Employment Setting ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 36. Employment Setting by Gender ABP Workforce Data 2004-2005
  • 37.  
  • 38.  
  • 39.  
  • 40.  
  • 41.  
  • 42.  
  • 43.  
  • 44.  
  • 45. Data Sources AMA, Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the US. 2003-2004 Edition American Academy of Pediatrics, Division of Health Policy Research: Periodic Survey of Fellows #43, 2000 Periodic Survey of Fellows #47-50, 2001 American Board of Pediatrics Workforce Data 2004-2005 (www.abp.org) (www.aap.org)

×