Obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) is the medical specialty that involves the treatment of clinical conditions that are specific to women. Obstetricians diagnose and manage all conditions occurring during pregnancy from the time of conception through the postpartum period. Gynecologists diagnose...

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), family medicine is the medical specialty that provides continuing, comprehensive healthcare for individuals and families. It integrates biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine is broad and may...

According to the American College of Medical Physics (ACMP), the practice of medical physics is the use of principles and accepted protocols to ensure the correct quality, quantity, and placement of radiation during the performance of a radiological procedure. Proper medical physics practice may...

Psychology is a broad field that includes the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. It is similar to the medical field of psychiatry. Psychologists focus on the development of personality and the workings of the nervous system, and investigate the attitudes and relationships of...

The American Board of Medical Specialties states that physicians who subspecialize in geriatric medicine have special knowledge of the aging process and have the skills needed for the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. These specialists...

Developmental-behavioral pediatricians evaluate, counsel, and provide treatment for children, adolescents, and their families with a range of developmental and behavioral difficulties.

Pediatricians are physicians specializing in the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Pediatric care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases.

According to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), endovascular surgical neuroradiology (formerly referred to as interventional neuroradiology) is a subspecialty of radiology, neurosurgery, and, more recently, neurology. Endovascular surgical neuroradiologists use...

Admit, evaluate, diagnose, treat, and provide consultation to patients of all ages, with a wide variety of illnesses, diseases, injuries, and functional disorders of the circulatory, respiratory, endocrine, metabolic, musculoskeletal, hematopoietic, gastroenteric, integumentary, nervous, female...

Admit, evaluate, diagnose, treat, and provide consultation to adolescent and adult patients with common and complex illnesses, diseases, and functional disorders of the circulatory, respiratory, endocrine, metabolic, musculoskeletal, hematopoietic, gastroenteric, and genitourinary systems. May...

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