Table 2.

Demographic Data by Subspecialty

SubspecialtyMean Age
(SD)
Mean Years
Since Medical
School (SD)
Mean Expected
Age of
Retirement (SD)
Gender
% Male
Race
% White
% Certified by
Subspecialty or
Primary Board
Pediatric medical
Adolescent medicine48 (10)21 (10)65 (6)498096
Cardiology48 (10)22 (10)65 (5)8083100
Critical care medicine42 (7)16 (7)63 (6)757997
Developmental-behavioral50 (10)24 (11)66 (6)588995
Emergency medicine41 (6)15 (7)62 (7)5583100
Endocrinology50 (9)24 (10)66 (6)638299
Infectious diseases47 (8)21 (9)66 (5)6282100
Neonatology47 (7)21 (7)63 (6)6570100
Pulmonology45 (8)20 (8)66 (6)708199
Separate specialty boards
Allergy and immunology49 (10)23 (10)65 (6)767698
Dermatology47 (10)20 (11)66 (9)518599
Genetics48 (8)21 (9)67 (6)5987100
Neurology51 (9)25 (9)66 (7)758396
Pediatric surgical
Ophthalmology47 (9)20 (9)64 (8)749099
Orthopaedic surgery51 (8)25 (9)64 (5)929298
Otolaryngology45 (8)20 (8)64 (6)898898
Plastic surgery47 (8)22 (9)66 (6)928897
Total47 (9)21 (9)65 (6)688198