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Resident counts by specialty

Resident counts by specialty

| June 23, 2020
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ACGME data on the just completed academic year by # of On-Duty Residents. Primary care leads the way but probably not enough to meet demand. J-1 visas and the rise in DO programs should help meet some of the PCP demand.

By # of On-Duty Residents

1. Internal Medicine – 29,367
2. Family Medicine – 13,795
3. Pediatrics – 9,353
4. Surgery – 8,844
5. Emergency Medicine – 8,329
6. Anesthesiology – 6,728
7. Psychiatry – 6,641
8. Radiology – 4,577
9. Orthopedic Surgery – 4,363
10. Cardiovascular Disease – 3,122
The number of programs shows there are many smaller family medicine programs and some large anesthesia ones.

By # of Programs

  1. Family Medicine – 701
  2. Internal Medicine – 569
  3. Surgery – 331
  4. Obstetrics and Gynecology – 285
  5. Psychiatry – 269
  6. Emergency Medicine – 265
  7. Cardiovascular Disease – 250
  8. Pediatrics – 211
  9. Orthopedic Surgery – 198
  10. Radiology-Diagnostic - 198
Source: ACGME as of 6/16/2020
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