Best States to Practice

Best States to Practice 2013

Our 10th annual Best States to Practice list has lots to offer physicians looking for the friendliest climate to practice medicine.

Get more information on the top five states to practice, a clickable map of the U.S. where you can see  data on each state and get physician insight, an infographic on the best and worst in the statistical categories we use to compile our rankings, and our Find Your Best State to Practice tool, letting you decide which of those categories are most important in a practice location.

Best States to Practice

An AMA report identifies the 10 states with the least competition among commercial payers.

Each year, we present our Best States to Practice rankings based on metrics such as cost of living, physician density, and disciplinary measures.

Here are the best states for physicians to practice medicine in for 2013.

Our Best States to Practice 2013 infographic gives you more insight on how each state stacks up in the six statistical categories we use for our rankings.

Use our interactive tool to determine your best state to practice medicine based on the same metrics we use to calculate our Best States to Practice.

Internist Timothy McAvoy shares his perspective on practicing medicine in the state of Wisconsin.

Family medicine physician Beverly Roseberry discusses what's great and not so great about practicing in Vermont.


Subscribe to Best States to Practice on [sitename]

CME Center

CME Center

Earn CME Credits for reading Physicians Practice articles. Click here to go to our free online CME activities.

By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.