Ranking prestige of medical diseases

Jul 4, 2010 Read more: Kevin, M.D.

Among medical specialties, some are more prestigious than others. You can generally tell which ones are more prestigious by how well they pay.

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Belinda

Louisville, KY

#1 Jul 5, 2010
This is disturbing. As a society needing to control our health care costs, we continue to place more emphasis & money on procedures rather than time. This is one of the reasons so few students choose primary care and especially Geriatric Medicine as a specialty. I wonder as the Baby Boomer age if we will finally start to have the respect for what we do in Geriatric Medicine. As a Geriatric physician and educator, I can only hope. Quality of care and quality of life have to start to count for something.

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