TABLE 2.1 Total Staff Physicians by Selected Specialties at VAMCs, in FY 1989, with FTEE Allocated Across Major Activity Categories

 

Physician FTEE1

 

 

 

Physician Specialties

Direct Care & Miscellaneous Activities

Education2

Research

Total

Medicine

2,360.1

482.6

451.5

3,294.2

 

(71.6)

(14.6)

(13.7)

 

Surgery

985.0

265.7

127.4

1,378.1

 

(71.5)

(19.3)

(9.2)

 

Psychiatry

1,240.3

189.0

130.0

1,599.3

 

(79.5)

(12.1)

(8.3)

 

Neurology

197.0

42.1

44.8

283.9

 

(69.4)

(14.8)

(15.8)

 

Rehabilitation Medicine

238.6

23.8

7.9

270.3

 

(88.3)

(8.8)

(2.9)

 

Spinal Cord Injury

94.1

3.3

3.6

101.0

 

(93.2)

(3.3)

(3.6)

 

Anesthesiology

204.1

39.6

12.8

256.5

 

(79.6)

(15.4)

(5.0)

 

Laboratory Medicine

436.4

39.5

34.6

510.5

 

(85.5)

(7.7)

(6.8)

 

Diagnostic Radiology

475.4

44.7

21.3

541.4

 

(87.8)

(8.3)

(3.9)

 

Nuclear Medicine

114.7

15.6

14.2

144.5

 

(79.4)

(10.8)

(9.8)

 

Radiation Oncology

33.4

4.4

1.5

39.3

 

(85.0)

(11.2)

(3.8)

 

1 Percentage of total FTEE for the specialty is shown in parentheses.

2 Includes FTEE allocated to the training of residents and other staff, to the administration of education programs, and to continuing education for the VA physician.

SOURCE: VA internal accounting data, with subsequent analyses performed by the VA's Boston Development Center, Braintree, Massachusetts.



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