Diversity in Medical Education: Facts & Figures (2012)

Committee(s): 
Committee on Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is pleased to present Diversity in Medical Education: Facts & Figures 2012, the 17th data book in the Facts & Figures Data Series. This publication provides students, medical educators and administrators, researchers, policymakers, and the general public with a compendium of detailed statistical information on race and ethnicity and gender in medical education in the United States for the 2011 academic year as well as nearly a decade’s worth of trending information for select topics. The publication also includes data related to the pre-college component of the education pipeline leading to the M.D. degree and other health sciences and health professions careers.

According to the report, Caucasian applicants declined approximately 26 percent over the past three decades and, in 2011, half of all applicants were nonwhite.

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© 2012 Association of American Medical Colleges. All rights reserved.

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