Table 2.

Percent change in nephrology and other internal medicine subspecialty MD faculty number from 1998 to 2008, subdivided according to whether or not the faculty was a member of one of the 20 institutions with the highest research expenditures

Research ProgramsTop 20Not in Top 20
Nephrology (% of 1998)Other IM Specialties (% of 1998)Nephrology (% of 1998)Other IM Specialties (% of 1998)
Total MD−9.8−6.8−3.2−0.8
USMG−12.0−9.5−11.3−17.9
IMG+1.2+9.9+18.8+30.6
Female gender+13.9+13.3+25.5+34.8
USMG female gender+3.7+5.9+0+12.9
IMG Female gender+28.6+35.5+66.7+73.0
Male gender−12.9−8.6−3.0−2.4
USMG male gender−18.1−13.5−14.3−12.8
IMG male gender−4.3+4.5+9.1+21.3
Instructor−51.2−63.7−11.3+8.2
Assistant professor−25.0−33.6+9.7−5.4
Associate professor−6.7+12.5−10.8+5.2
Professor+15.5+28.4+8.4+13.0
Tenured+4.3+17.4−16.7−14.1
Tenure track−28.0−29.3−13.8−5.0
Not on tenure track−3.0+0.8+33.7+30.7
Tenure not availableNANA+11.5+19.0
Asian+44.1+33.3+53.2+33.3
Aftican American−21.1−14.1+8.5−3.6
Hispanic/Latino+0+10.4+4.0+34.9
Caucasian−15.3−9.8−10.9−6.6
  • NA, numbers were too small to be useful. The nonnephrology subspecialties are itemized in Table 1.