MICHAEL W. COX, M.A.; LU ANN ADAY, Ph.D.; GERALD S. LEVEY, M.D.; RONALD M. ANDERSEN, Ph.D.
The number of medical school graduates entering internal medicine residency training was at an all-time high in 1984-85. Although the number of first-year residents who were foreign-trained physicians did not differ greatly from the 1983-84 census, the number of first-year residents who were U.S. medical school graduates was much higher than the previous year largely because the number of graduates from U.S. medical schools increased substantially in 1984. The number of internal medicine fellowship programs and the number of fellows in 1984-85 were also at an all-time high. Foreign-trained physicians represent 22% of those in residency training and 20% of
COX MW, ADAY LA, LEVEY GS, et al. National Study of Internal Medicine Manpower: X. Internal Medicine Residency and Fellowship Training: 1985 Update. Ann Intern Med. 1986;104:241–245. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-104-2-241
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;104(2):241-245.
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