The Israeli anesthesiology physician workforce.

  title={The Israeli anesthesiology physician workforce.},
  author={Charles Weissman and Leonid A. Eidelman and Reuven Pizov and Idit Matot and Nava Klein and Robert W. Cohn},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  volume={8 4},
BACKGROUND Anesthesiology is a vital specialty that permits the safe and humane performance of painful procedures. Most Israeli anesthesiologists are immigrants, while only a minimal number of Israeli medical school graduates enter the specialty. Unfortunately, the supply of immigrant physicians is declining due to falling immigration rates. OBJECTIVES To examine the current Israeli anesthesiology workforce and project future needs. METHODS Demographic and professional information about… CONTINUE READING

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