The American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology workforce assessment: Part 1-Current state of the workforce

Hord, J.; Shah, M.; Badawy, S. M.; Matthews, D.; Hilden, J.; Wayne, A. S.; Salsberg, E.; Leavey, P. S.

Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Oct 27; 65(2)


The American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) recognized recent changes in medical practice and the potential impact on pediatric hematology-oncology (PHO) workforce. ASPHO surveyed society members and PHO Division Directors between 2010 and 2016 and studied PHO workforce data collected by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Medical Association to characterize the current state of the PHO workforce. The analysis of this information has led to a comprehensive description of PHO physicians, professional activities, and workplace. It is important to continue to collect data to identify changes in composition and needs of the PHO workforce.

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