Summary: Category Amendments Description
A branch of medicine pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases occurring during the period beginning with
puberty until the cessation of somatic growth.
Allergy and Immunology
A medical specialty concerned with the hypersensitivity of the individual to foreign substances and protection from the
resultant infection or disorder.
Anesthesiology A specialty concerned with the study of anesthetics and anesthesia.
Cardiology The study of the heart, its physiology, and its functions.
Dermatology A medical specialty concerned with the skin, its structure, functions, diseases, and treatment.
Emergency Medicine The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems.
Endocrinology A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the metabolism, physiology, and disorders of the endocrine system.
Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease
outbreaks affecting human populations.
Family Practice A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of the physiology and diseases of the digestive system
and related structures (esophagus, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas).
General Surgery A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.