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The 2017 GQ All Schools Summary Report is now available . Individual School Reports were posted to GQ Tools on July 31.

The Medical School Graduation Questionnaire (GQ) is a national questionnaire administered by the AAMC.

The GQ was first administered in 1978 and is an important tool for medical schools to use in program evaluation and to improve the medical student experience. The GQ includes questions related to:

  • Pre-clinical, clinical, and elective experiences
  • General medical education and readiness for residency
  • Student services
  • Experiences of negative behaviors
  • Financial aid and indebtedness
  • Career intentions
  • Strengths of the medical school and areas that need improvement

The GQ has been approved by the American Institutes for Research Institutional Review Board and endorsed by student leaders of the AAMC Organization of Student Representatives, the American Medical Association Medical Student Section, the American Medical Student Association, and the American College of Physicians, Council of Student Members.

All Schools Summary Reports

The information contained in the following reports is copyrighted by the AAMC. For questions about the reports, contact gq@aamc.org.

Frequently Asked Questions

For answers to frequently asked questions about the AAMC Graduation Questionnaire, view the FAQ.

For U.S. Students

The 2017 GQ closed June 9. The 2018 GQ will open February 14, 2018.


For Medical School Administrators

The 2017 GQ school reports are now available on GQ Tools.


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Contact GQ

If you have questions regarding the GQ, please contact: GQ@aamc.org


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