Here are five statistics gastroenterology leaders should keep an eye on:
52,550: The number of people expected to die from colorectal cancer in 2023, according to the American Cancer Society.
1,630: The number of physicians gastroenterology is expected to be down by by 2025, according to Physicians Thrive's "2022 Physician Compensation Report."
36 percent: The percentage of gastroenterologists that reported being burned out, according to Medscape's "Gastroenterologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2023."
28 percent: The growth percentage of private equity gastrointestinal groups in 2021, according to a report jointly published by consulting firm Fraser Healthcare and pharma research firm Spherix Global Insights.
17 percent: The percentage of gastroenterologists who said they are still paying off student loans, according to Medscape's "Physician Wealth & Debt Report 2022."