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As quoted in Population Ages, Where Are the Geriatricians? (The New York Times, 1/26/2016)
Geriatrics is one of the few medical specialties in the United States that is contracting even as the need increases, ranking at the bottom of the list of specialties that internal medicine residents choose to pursue.
Annual compensation for geriatric doctors is in the same range family medicine and pediatrics.