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Report on Residents

The AAMC Report on Residents is an online collection of data tables that provide information on certain characteristics of residency applicants and residents, as well as information on postresidency professional activities.  The 2016 edition of this annual report pulls data from multiple sources to create tables that focus on issues across states, specialties, and phases of the GME continuum.


Table of Contents

» Download the Executive Summary 


The Executive Summary provides a high-level summary of the Report on Residents and includes background information, methodology, and selected findings.


Preresidency

» Table A1: Continuity of Specialty Preference on the MSQ and GQ


The table shows the number and percentage of U.S. MD medical students who provided a specialty preference in the 2016 Graduation Questionnaire (GQ) and also participated in the Matriculating Student Questionnaire (MSQ). Data include 2016 GQ responses for those who indicated their specialty preferences, compared with their previous MSQ responses.


Residency

» Table B1: Test Scores and Experiences of First-Year Residents, by Specialty


The table displays statistics on MCAT scores, Step 1 scores, Step 2 CK scores, research experiences, publications, work experiences, and volunteer experiences for all active first-year residents in 2015-2016, by specialty.


» Table B2: USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK Scores of First-Year Residents, by Specialty


The table below displays statistics on USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK scores for first-year residents in 2015-2016, by specialty. Tables are available for AGCME-accredited pipeline specialties (i.e., those specialties that lead to initial board certification).


» Table B3: Number of Active Residents, by Type of Medical School, GME Specialty, and Gender


The table displays the number and percentage of 2015-2016 active residents who graduated from an international medical school, by gender, compared with graduates of U.S. and Canadian medical schools.


» Table B4: MD-PhD Residents, by GME Specialty


The table displays the number of MD-PhD dual-degree program graduates from U.S. MD-granting medical schools who were in residency programs from 2013 through 2015, by specialty.


Postresidency

» Table C1: Number of Medical School Graduates, by Last Completed GME Specialty


The table displays the number of U.S. MD medical school graduates who completed a GME residency program, by last completed GME specialty and medical school degree type.


» Table C2: Number of Individuals Who Completed Residency and Are Practicing in Federally Designated Medically Underserved Areas, by Last Completed GME Specialty


The table displays the number and percentage of individuals who completed residency training from 2006 through 2015, who are not currently active in any GME program, and who practice in Medically Underserved Areas, compared with those who do not practice in Medically Underserved Areas.


» Table C3: Number of Individuals Who Completed Residency and Are Practicing in Federally Designated Medically Underserved Areas, by State


The table displays the number and percentage of individuals who completed residency training from 2006 through 2015 anywhere in the United States and Puerto Rico, who are not currently active in any GME program, and who practice in Medically Underserved Areas, compared with those who do not practice in Medically Underserved Areas.


» Table C4: Physician Retention in State of Residency Training, by Last Completed GME Specialty


The table displays the number and percentage of individuals who completed residency training from 2006 through 2015, who are not currently active in any GME program, and who are practicing physicians in or out of the state of residency training, by specialty.


» Table C5: Physician Retention in State of Residency Training, by Last Completed GME Specialty and Gender


The table displays the number and percentage of individuals who completed residency training from 2006 through 2015, who are not currently active in any GME program, and who are practicing physicians in or out of the state of residency training, by specialty and gender.


» Table C6: Physician Retention in State of Residency Training, by State


The table displays the number and percentage of individuals who completed residency training from 2006 through 2015, who are not currently active in any GME program, and who are practicing physicians in or out of the state of residency training, by state.


» Table C7: Full-Time Faculty-Appointment Status at U.S. Medical Schools for Residents Who Completed Residencies, by Specialty


The table displays the number and percentage of individuals who completed residency training from 2006 through 2015 and have a current or previous full-time faculty appointment at a U.S. medical school, by specialty.


» Table C8: Full-Time Faculty-Appointment Status at U.S. Medical Schools for Residents Who Completed Residencies, by Specialty and Rank


The table displays the number and percentage of individuals who completed residency training from 2006 through 2015 and have a full-time faculty appointment at a U.S. medical school, by specialty and rank.