What are the Most and the Least Demanding Medical Disciplines of the Future?

What is the best medical discipline after worldwide lockdown?

If you ask this question as a medical student who is planning to choose a residency program, then the answer will not matter much to you if you truly know what discipline is your calling. If you make your choice based on what allows you to give the best of you to your patients, then you will equally care less about the answers, as they should not even make a dent in your choice of residency.  On the other hand, if “demanding disciplines” are defined and measured by their potentials for generating more convenient, and faster and higher financial prosperity, then here’re the predictions:   

For the near future, psychiatry appears to top the chart (see the article below).

Regarding the least demanding medical disciplines, those that used to heavily rely on the elective procedures seem to be at a much higher risk for loss of prosperity.  Of course, when it comes to the elective procedures, most sub-classifications of surgery with the exception of those that have life-prolonging and health-promoting impacts, may be at risk of losing their demands.  Nevertheless, the prospect for “elective cosmetic surgery” appears to be the worst during the demi-decade of the new world order. 


Dr. E


Also known as "Dr. Testbuster", Dr. Eftekar (Dr. E) is the founder, head coach and lead lecturer of the medical board training programs at Northwestern Medical Review. A unique attribute of Dr. E is his well-rounded academic background that, in addition to the science of medicine, extends over several other disciplines such as physiology of aging and longevity, philosophy of science and medicine, and integrated kinesiology.


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