We use data from the 1996-1997 Liaison Committee on Medical Education Annual Medical School Questionnaire, which had a 100% response rate, to describe medical education programs in the United States.
In the 1996-1997 academic year, there were 95 568 full-time medical school faculty members, a 4.5% increase from 1995-1996.
In clinical departments, the largest increases were in emergency medicine (a 29% increase from 1995-1996) and family medicine (a 13% increase).
Of all full-time faculty members in clinical departments, 76.9% have an MD or DO as the highest degree, 4.5% have both an MD and PhD, 13.9% have a PhD, and 4.7% have an academic or professional bachelor's or master's degree as their final degree.
The total number of applicants for the class entering in 1996 was 46 968 (0.8% increase from 1995), while the number of first-time applicants decreased 1% from 1995.
First-year medical students who were members of underrepresented minority groups numbered 2236, a 4% decrease from 1995.
In 1996-1997, the total number of medical students was 66 712 (0.3% less than in 1995-1996).
For students graduating during the 1995-1996 academic year, 13% took longer than 4 years to complete the program.
There were 47 medical schools that reported that 1 or more hospitals used for required clinical clerkships had changed ownership, merged, or closed during 1996.
Medical schools used an average of 6 (range, 1-36) hospitals for core clinical clerkship. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Programme enseignement, Science médicale, Université, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, North America, America, Educational program, Medical science, University, Human
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Cote : 97-0466068
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 03/02/1998.