A dermatologist uses telemedicine technology to examine a patient.

under the age of 35 are female, according to the medical technology company athenahealth. Some specialties are more attractive to women than others. According to the American Medical Association (AMA), the top specialties for women in 2019 were obstetrics and gynecology, allergy and immunology, pediatrics, medical genetics and genomics, hospice and palliative medicine , and dermatology. PHYSICIAN CAREERS Some doctors are general practitioners (GPs), meaning that they treat people of all ages and see the same patients, often for years. They are the first physician a patient usually visits if they have the flu or are otherwise not feeling well, or simply need a medical checkup. They also help patients manage chronic illnesses .



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