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U.S. Medical School Faculty, 2018

Distribution of Full-time U.S. Medical School Faculty by:
Table 1:DepartmentPDF 1 Excel 1 
Table 2:Medical School and Department TypePDF 2 Excel 2 
Table 3:Rank and Race/EthnicityPDF 3 Excel 3 
Table 4:Rank and DepartmentPDF 4 Excel 4 
Table 5:Degree and Race/EthnicityPDF 5 Excel 5 
Table 6:Degree and DepartmentPDF 6 Excel 6 
Table 7:Degree and RankPDF 7 Excel 7 
Table 8:Sex and Race/EthnicityPDF 8 Excel 8 
Table 9:Sex and RankPDF 9 Excel 9 
Table 10:Sex and DegreePDF 10 Excel 10 
Table 11:Sex, Race/Ethnicity, and RankPDF 11 Excel 11 
Table 12:Sex, Race/Ethnicity, and DegreePDF 12 Excel 12 
Table 13:Sex, Rank, and DepartmentPDF 13 Excel 13 
Table 14:Sex, Degree, and DepartmentPDF 14 Excel 14 
Table 15:Sex, Race/Ethnicity, Rank, and Tenure StatusPDF 15 Excel 15 
Table 16:Sex, Race/Ethnicity, and DepartmentPDF 16 Excel 16 
Table 17:Sex, Race/Ethnicity, Degree, and DepartmentPDF 17 Excel 17 
Table 18:Sex, Race/Ethnicity, Tenure Status, and DepartmentPDF 18 Excel 18 
Table 19:Sex, Race/Ethnicity, Rank, and DepartmentPDF 19 Excel 19 
Table 20:Sex, Rank, Degree, and Department TypePDF 20 Excel 20 

The "MD and PhD or MD and Other Doctoral Degree" break out includes faculty who hold both an MD or equivalent degree and a PhD or other doctoral degree, regardless of whether the degrees were earned simultaneously.

"Other Doctoral Degree" includes doctorates in dentistry, veterinary medicine, public health, optometry, and other fields.

For the purposes of this report, faculty counts are broken out by department classification as opposed to exact department name. By way of background, the Faculty Roster utilizes the official name given to each department by each medical school. The AAMC department classification is a way to group disparately named (but similar) departments across medical schools. As an example, a medical school could have separate departments of Neurosurgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery. These departments would appear in the Faculty Roster under their official names, but both would be reported in the Surgery department classification.

Supplemental Tables:
Table A:Average Full-time Faculty New Hires and Departures by Medical School and SexPDF A Excel A 
Table B:Average Full-time Faculty Promotions by Medical School, Rank, and SexPDF B Excel B 
Table C:Department Chairs by Department, Sex, and Race/EthnicityPDF C Excel C 
Table D:Department Chairs by Medical School, Department Type, and SexPDF D Excel D 
Table E:Faculty by Race/Ethnicity (Alone and in Combination)PDF E Excel E 

The supplemental tables are available on the Faculty Roster public website starting in 2017. These tables are not available in FAMOUS. For similar data from previous years, please visit the AAMC Group on Women in Medicine and Sciences (GWIMS) web page at