Table 1.

Virginia’s Active Physician Workforce, Total and Primary Care, 2015-2019

Year and WorkforceFamily MedicineInternal MedicinePediatricsObstetrics and GynecologyOther SpecialtiesAll
2015
Total, No.2,9425,2731,7921,0559,20220,264
Primary care, No. (%)2,942 (100.0)  1,141 (21.6)1,011 (56.4)    735 (69.7)      31 (0.3)  5,860 (28.9)
2016
Total, No.2,9485,2641,7561,0259,09420,087
Primary care, No. (%)2,948 (100.0)  1,153 (21.9)1,016 (57.9)    723 (70.5)      41 (0.5)  5,881 (29.3)
2017
Total, No.2,9465,3081,7871,0389,11620,195
Primary care, No. (%)2,946 (100.0)  1,128 (21.2)1,021 (57.1)    720 (69.4)      32 (0.4)  5,847 (29.0)
2018
Total, No.3,0605,4901,7941,0549,39420,792
Primary care, No. (%)3,060 (100.0)  1,112 (20.3)1,009 (56.2)    713 (67.6)      27 (0.3)  5,921 (28.5)
2019
Total, No.3,0895,5211,8351,0609,47120,976
Primary care, No. (%)3,089 (100.0)1,093 (19.8)   991 (54.0)    697 (65.7)      29 (0.3)  5,899 (28.1)
  • Note: Primary care workforce was defined as physicians in family medicine specialty or physicians in other specialties having at least 10 wellness visits annually.