ERIC Number: ED238336
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
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)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Admission Criteria, Ancillary School Services, College Applicants, Delphi Technique, Educational History, Enrollment Trends, Females, Higher Education, Labor Supply, Medical Education, Medical Students, Minority Groups, Occupational Aspiration, Prediction, Statistical Data, Student Characteristics, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Student Organizations
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
Authoring Institution: Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: For related document, see HE 016 839.