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Occupational Supply Demand
Unit of Analysis
6011A Medicine
Program(s) of Study and Training

Any instructional program in health professions education, ethics, and humanities not listed above.

Any program in medical clinical sciences or graduate medical studies not listed above.

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of osteopathic medicine, involving a combination of medical principles and procedures and osteopathic principles of holistic medicine and the relationship of the musculoskeletal system to general health. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, preventive medicine, family and community medicine, medical informatics, disease systems, organ and physiologic systems, osteopathic principles and practice, osteopathic manipulative treatment, musculoskeletal and skin systems, clinical specialty rotations, medical ethics, and professional standards and practice management.

A post-residency program of study that prepares physicians in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of acute and chronic pain. Includes instruction in anesthesiology, pain assessment, pain classification and diagnosis, pain neuroscience, palliative and end-of-life care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry of pain, pain pharmacology, public policy, and legal issues of pain management.

A program that prepares clinicians to evaluate, diagnose, and treat of a wide variety of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and orofacial pain disorders as well as the treatment of sleep apnea and snoring with intraoral appliances. Includes instruction in head and neck anatomy, physical diagnosis and evaluation, orofacial pain, neurobiology of pain and analgesia, and diagnostic radiography.

A program that prepares clinicians to prevent and control vector-borne and tropical infectious diseases. Includes instruction in microbiology, parasitology, mycology, virology, vector biology, vaccinology, laboratory diagnosis, travelers' health, epidemiology, and disease management.


Administer anesthetics and analgesics for pain management prior to, during, or after surgery.

Diagnose, treat, manage, and prevent diseases or conditions of the cardiovascular system. May further subspecialize in interventional procedures (e.g., balloon angioplasty and stent placement), echocardiography, or electrophysiology.

Diagnose and treat diseases relating to the skin, hair, and nails. May perform both medical and dermatological surgery functions.

Make immediate medical decisions and act to prevent death or further disability. Provide immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization, and disposition of patients. May direct emergency medical staff in an emergency department.

Diagnose, treat, and provide preventive care to individuals and families across the lifespan. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment. Excludes “General Internal Medicine Physicians” (29-1216) and “Pediatricians, G

Diagnose and provide nonsurgical treatment for a wide range of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults and adolescents, and are based primarily in an outpatient care setting. Excludes “Family Medicine Physicians” (2

Diagnose, manage, and treat disorders and diseases of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves, with a primarily nonsurgical focus.

Provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth. Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general care to women. May perform both medical and gynecological surgery

Diagnose and perform surgery to treat and help prevent disorders and diseases of the eye. May also provide vision services for treatment including glasses and contacts. Excludes “Optometrists” (29-1041) and “Pediatric Surgeons” (29-1243).

Diagnose and perform surgery to treat and prevent rheumatic and other diseases in the musculoskeletal system. Excludes “Pediatric Surgeons” (29-1243).

Diagnose and perform surgery to treat fetal abnormalities and birth defects, diseases, and injuries in fetuses, premature and newborn infants, children, and adolescents. Includes all pediatric surgical specialties and subspecialties. Excludes “Oral and Ma

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries in children. May refer patients to specialists for further diagnosis or treatment, as needed. Excludes “Family Medicine Physicians” (29-1215) and “General Internal Medicine Physicians” (29-1216).

All physicians not listed separately.

Diagnose diseases and conduct lab tests using organs, body tissues, and fluids. Includes medical examiners.

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent mental disorders. Excludes “Clinical and Counseling Psychologists” (19-3033) and “School Psychologists” (19-3034).

Diagnose and treat diseases and injuries using medical imaging techniques, such as x rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, and ultrasounds. May perform minimally invasive medical procedures and tests.

All surgeons not listed separately. Excludes “Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons” (29-1022).