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ERIC Number: ED238336
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 150
Abstractor: N/A
U.S. Medical Students, 1950-2000. A Companion Factbook for "Physicians in the Making."
Johnson, Davis G.
A companion volume to "Physicians in the Making: Personal, Academic, and Socioeconomic Characteristics of Medical Students from 1950 to 2000" is presented. Five major types of information are presented: backup, year-by-year statistics for the 46 tables and 16 figures in "Physicians in the Making," including data from 1950 through 1982 and projections for some variables through the year 2000; 24 pages of detailed results of the 1981 Association of American Medical Colleges Delphi survey that resulted in 98 predictions about the characteristics of U.S. medical students; a comprehensive description of the major national sources of information about U.S. medical students and 18 suggestions for maintaining and improving this extensive database; 84 general references and 11 specialized bibliographies listing over 200 sources of information about medical school applicants, students, and graduates from 1950 to 1982; and a 5-page cross-index showing the relationship between 67 tables in this companion volume and the 62 tables and figures in "Physicians in the Making." (Author/SW)
AAMC Publications Orders, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: For related document, see HE 016 839.