core + health-lifesci (Health and Lifesciences Extension): terms relating to healthcare, medicine and the life sciences.

MedicalSpecialty

Defined in the health-lifesci.schema.org extension.
Canonical URL: http://schema.org/MedicalSpecialty

Thing > Intangible > Enumeration > MedicalEnumeration > MedicalSpecialty
Thing > Intangible > Enumeration > Specialty > MedicalSpecialty

Any specific branch of medical science or practice. Medical specialities include clinical specialties that pertain to particular organ systems and their respective disease states, as well as allied health specialties. Enumerated type.

Usage: Between 1000 and 10,000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of MedicalSpecialty may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
medicalSpecialty Hospital  or
MedicalClinic  or
MedicalOrganization  or
Physician 
A medical specialty of the provider.
relevantSpecialty MedicalEntity If applicable, a medical specialty in which this entity is relevant.


Enumeration members

Schema Version 3.1