...in addition to this blog at Pediatric Career of course.Becoming A Pediatrician
(by the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics and the AAP)PedsJobsQ: What percent of physicians practice pediatrics?
A: 13%Q: And how many is that?
A: 75,129 per the AMA as of data from 2008Q: How many accredited residency training programs are there in general pediatrics?
A: 198 (in 2010-11) Q: And that's how many pediatric residents?
A: 8,326 residents (in 2010-11) Q: How many accredited residency training programs are there in internal medicine-pediatrics?
A: 80, with 1,417 residents training in these 4 year programs (as of 2010-11)Q: How many diseases can pediatricians prevent, adhering to the standard immunization schedule?
A: 16 (Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b, Human Papillomavirus, Influenza, Measles, Meningococcal, Mumps, Pertussis, Pneumococcal, Polio, Rotavirus, Rubella, Tetanus, Varicella)Q: How many pediatric trainees are doing great things to enhance the lives of children?
A: All of them, every day.Q: The journey that is your pediatric career?