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Table B4. MD-PhD Residents, by GME Specialty

Active Residents, 2015-17


The table below displays the number of MD-PhD dual-degree program graduates from U.S. MD-granting medical schools in residency programs, by specialty, for years 2015 through 2017. The data for total active residents are also limited to graduates from U.S. MD-granting medical schools. For example, 16 of 210 total active residents in allergy and immunology programs in 2015 graduated with a dual MD-PhD degree from a U.S. MD-granting medical school. Counts shown for specialties do not include counts for the related subspecialties. Please contact residentreport@aamc.org with any comments or questions.


Selected Finding: In the most recent year (2017), 3.4% of all active residents who are graduates of U.S. MD-granting medical schools were MD-PhD graduates.

ACGME-Accredited Specialties and Subspecialties20152016 2017
MD-PhD First-Year Residents MD-PhD Active ResidentsTotal Active ResidentsMD-PhD First-Year Residents MD-PhD Active ResidentsTotal Active ResidentsMD-PhD First-Year Residents MD-PhD Active ResidentsTotal Active Residents
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Note: ACGME specialties and subspecialties with no MD-PhD graduates as active residents from 2015-17 were excluded.

Source: GME Track® as of Aug. 27, 2018, and the Student Records System (SRS) as of Oct. 22, 2018.


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