TABLE 3 Geriatrics Faculty (M.D.s) Available and Currently Needed as Determined by Two Estimation Methods

Estimation Method

Internal Medicine

Family Practice

Neurology

Psychiatry

Physical Medicine

Method 1 (advisory panel)

         

Minimum no. of faculty needed to sustain a divisiona

2,407

1,866

867

1,143

558

No. of faculty available

909

574

267

438

86

Faculty deficit (no.)

1,498

1,292

600

705

472

Method 2 (teaching needs)

         

No. of faculty needed (FTEs)b

1,102

846

257

467

149

Current distributions of teaching between M.D.s and non-M.D.s (%)

74

69.7

79

67.3

c

FTEs needed

2.82

3.18

4.94

3.89

2.12



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