New Doctors Just Aren’t That Interested in Geriatrics

December 1, 2023

Nurse helping an elderly female patient

(Axios) – Doctors specializing in care for older adults are increasingly in demand as the country ages — but America’s newer physicians aren’t that interested in geriatric medicine. Driving the news: Less than half of 348 post-residency fellowships for geriatric internal medicine filled up in the initial matching process this year, according to new data from the National Resident Matching Program, the nonprofit that oversees placement of physicians in training. (Read More)