Table 6.

Attitudes About Workforce Competition by Subspecialty

SubspecialtyFace Competition
for Your
Services
(%)
Modified Practice
as a Result of
Competition
(%)
Community Will not
Need Additional
Pediatric
Subspecialists in
Next 3–5 Years (%)
Employer will not be
Hiring Pediatric
Subspecialists in
Next 3–5 Years
(%)
Practice Sold
or Merged in
Last 12 Months
(%)
Pediatric medical
Adolescent medicine5627544512
Cardiology844576408
Critical care medicine7228593413
Developmental-behavioral6221374210
Emergency medicine6126382011
Endocrinology7131615411
Infectious diseases551765517
Neonatology6829654113
Pulmonology763959337
Separate specialty boards
Allergy and immunology874173556
Dermatology6321624710
Genetics5521523910
Neurology722856387
Pediatric surgical
Ophthalmology903185638
Orthopaedic surgery8129100489
Otolaryngology853672427
Plastic surgery712593592
Total7130624210