Geriatricians

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) predicts that employment for physicians will grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2022. The outlook should be even better for those working in geriatric medicine. The DOL predicts that employment for physicians who work at continuing care retirement communities and assisted living facilities for the elderly¬†will grow by more than 29 percent through 2022, or much faster than the average for all careers. The number of Americans 65 and older is expected to increase to 72.1 million by 2030, according to the Administration on Aging. As the large generation of baby boomers ages, more physicians will be needed to treat their specific needs. Only a small number of physicians each year decide to work in geriatrics. This small number of incoming specialists means the field will continue to offer numerous employment opportunities.  ¬†


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