What Recruiters Should Know About the Evolving Physician Workforce

Posted by Doximity TF Team

It's not surprising that hospitals and healthcare executives are more focused on recruitment and retention than ever before. After all, large portions of the healthcare workforce were forced to find new careers and employment during the pandemic. 

The good news is that nearly 50,000 new healthcare jobs have been added since January 2021. The bad news? The U.S. will need more than 500,000 jobs to get back to pre-pandemic levels (per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). While demand for physicians was increasing year-over-year for three years leading into 2020 (per Doximity) – and despite the increased demand for healthcare workers overall – the pipeline of doctors training for many of these roles has slowed to a trickle (per Stat).

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Filed under women in medicine, sports medicine, changing physician workforce, physicians nearing retirement

Celebrating Women in White Coats: Q&A with a Family Medicine Physician

Posted by Doximity TF Team

September is National Women in Medicine Month #WIMMonth, as declared by the American Medical Association. We'd like to take a moment to recognize female physicians in medicine by sharing a Physician Spotlight, originally posted to the Doximity Blog. 

We interviewed Amber Robins, MD, faculty family medicine physician at Rochester Regional Health and Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Read the questions below to get a better sense of what doctors are doing on Doximity as well as to hear Dr. Robins' experience as an African American female physician.

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Filed under Recruiting Doctors, ways physicians use Doximity, Doximity app, How Doximity can help physicians, Women in Medicine Month, women MDs and DOs, women in medicine, minorities in medicine

Women in Medicine: The Gender Pay Gap

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Physician gender impacts many issues in the medical world  not least, the physician recruiting industry.

We've mentioned this before but it bears repeating: in 2017 more women than men enrolled in U.S. medical schools for the first time (per Medscape).  

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Filed under physician compensation trends, Doximity Physician Compensation report, recruiting female physicians, professional concerns of female physicians, impact of physician gender, women in medicine, physician gender pay gap

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