Workforce Studies is academic medicine's source for physician workforce projections, data, and research.
What's New in Workforce Studies
Call for Abstracts Now Closed
Join us for the 2023 AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference, a premier gathering of researchers, educators, and policymakers to discuss emerging issues related to the nation’s health workforce. This year’s conference theme is: The Next Normal: How Do We Make It Better for the Health Workforce? Learn more about the conference.
Physician Specialty Data Report
The 2022 Physician Specialty Data Report, updated from the 2020 edition, provides the most current data available about the physician workforce across specialties in a series of figures and tables. This publication provides detailed statistics about active physicians and physicians in training in the specialties with the largest numbers of active physicians in the United States (i.e., specialties with more than 2,500 active physicians).
Specialty Gender Composition and Prevalence of Physician Harassment
This research examines the relationship between a medical specialty's gender composition and physicians' workplace harassment experience.
The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections From 2019 to 2034 projects a shortage of 37,800 and 124,000 physicians by 2034, including a national shortfall of between 17,800 and 48,000 primary care physicians and between 21,000 and 77,100 non-primary care specialty physicians by 2034.
Meetings and Presentations
Every year, workforce studies presents data and analysis and convenes workforce community leaders at the AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference and Learn Serve Lead: The AAMC Annual Meeting.