Nephrology Apocalypse

Kenar started it with this tweet and image:



As befits the remix culture we live in Fraz Ahmed Ismat created this derivative:




Kenar concluded it is all about the Benjamins:



Here is my attempt to integrate the money question into the data, I also added a column for career satisfaction. This data is taken from the MedScape 2014 Survey. There was no data on ID or geriatrics so I substituted internal medicine.


The equation for applicant pool compared to positions is (Applicants - Positions) / Positions.

Here is a clearer picture without the bubbles.

If you want to play with the data, I saved my file as a numbers spreadsheet here and as a CSV here