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Radiology Trainees Face Earning Challenges

The New York Times: Job Prospects Are Dimming For Radiology Trainees
For years, medical students who chose a residency in radiology were said to be on the ROAD to happiness. The acronym highlighted the specialties — radiology, ophthalmology, anesthesiology and dermatology — said to promise the best lifestyle for doctors, including the most money for the least grueling work. Not anymore. Radiologists still make twice as much as family doctors, but are high on the list of specialists whose incomes are in steepest decline (Bernstein, 3/27).

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