Navigation Links
Med School Enrollment on Rise in 2012
Date:10/26/2012

FRIDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The number and diversity of students applying to and enrolling in medical schools in the United States increased this year, new data shows.

The findings are good news as the nation faces a shortage of 90,000 doctors over the next decade, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges.

The figures show that 45,266 students applied to attend medical school in 2012, an increase of 3.1 percent. First-time applicants increased by 3.4 percent this year, for a total of 33,772. First-time enrollment at medical schools increased by 1.5 percent, to 19,517, which is an all-time high.

There was also an increase in the number of applicants and enrollees from all major racial/ethnic groups. A record number of black (3,824) and Hispanic (3,701) students applied to medical school and both groups also had record levels of enrollment at 1,416 and 1,731, respectively.

After downturns in applicants and enrollees in 2011, the number of American Indian and Alaska Native applicants increased 13.5 percent to 430 and the enrollment rose 17.2 percent to 184 this year.

Among the other findings:

  • The number of men applying to and enrolling in medical school increased across all racial/ethnic groups, while the number of women applicants and enrollees remained about the same.
  • Asian applicants increased by 5.6 percent and enrollees by 5 percent.
  • At the current pace, medical schools are on track to increase enrollment 30 percent by 2016.

"Medicine continues to be a very attractive career choice for our nation's best and brightest," Dr. Darrell Kirch, AAMC president and CEO, said in an association news release. "Given the urgent need our nation has for more doctors to care for our growing and aging population, we are extremely pleased with the continued growth in size and diversity of this year's entering class of medical students."

More infor
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. More Kids Opting Out of School-Required Vaccinations: Study
2. Only half of adults say schools should take action when kids bully with social isolation
3. Majority of US Schools not ready for next pandemic, SLU researchers say
4. Back to school: Is higher education making you fat?
5. Attractive names sustain increased vegetable intake in schools
6. UMass Amherst sleep researchers study value of preschool naps
7. Put Traffic Safety on Back-to-School To-Do List: Experts
8. Super-Shy Preschoolers Might Struggle Academically
9. Does Studying for Law School Test Boost Your Brain?
10. Smokers Are Still High Schools Cool Kids, Study Finds
11. Poor Sleep Among Preschoolers May Be Tied to Special Ed Needs Later
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Med School Enrollment on Rise in 2012
(Date:8/28/2014)... 29, 2014 Top10BestSEOHosting.com has recently ... that FatCow, Hostgator and Bluehost are the best ... ) has been working in the hosting industry ... is connected to multiple GB connections to ensure ... disruptions to customers’ websites. The great thing is ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... promote National Recovery Month throughout September. This month ... of addiction treatment and mental health services. Along ... Millennium Treatment Group is helping to spread the ... Month began in 1989, honoring the work of ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... TN (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 American ... insurance industry on the Internet will now have a ... Pros company. In one click this year, some of ... at http://quotespros.com/life-insurance.html . , The promoted plans ... Quotes Pros finder tool represent popular policies. The term, ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... August 28, 2014 ABC television stars ... 49th MDA Show of Strength Telethon airing Sunday, Aug. ... to help raise funds and awareness to help save ... by muscle disease. , Viewers tuning into the 2014 ... heart-felt appeals and introductions from some of the network’s ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... announced today a regional partnership designed to advance ... planning for competitive young athletes, scholastic athletes and ... partnership’s Strong Body & Mind Initiative will offer ... both the physical and mental dynamics involved in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Best Suppliers of Affordable Hosting Products Introduced by Top10BestSEOHosting.com 2Health News:Millennium Treatment Group Celebrates National Recovery Month 2Health News:Best Life Insurance Rates for 2014 Now Promoted at Insurer Website 2Health News:ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon 2Health News:ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon 3Health News:ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon 4Health News:Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition Announce Regional Partnership 2Health News:Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition Announce Regional Partnership 3Health News:Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition Announce Regional Partnership 4
... Reporter , TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Women who ... have a moderately increased risk of developing breast cancer, a ... women taking part in the U.S. Nurses, Health Study to ... women were followed from 1980 through 2008 and asked about ...
... associated with a lower risk of suffering depression in ... the largest studies on elderly Europeans to have been ... Sweden, among others. Research also shows that self-determined motivation ... people to exercise more. "We do not yet ...
... TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Organ transplant recipients in ... to the general population. And that risk is elevated for ... In any given year, however, the risk of ... experts say the benefits of transplantation far outweigh such risk. ...
... Americans spend upwards of $40 billion a year on dieting advice ... strategy is basic awareness -- what,s on the plate. If ... computer scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences ... of your meal and let the crowd do the rest. ...
... a genetic mutation which can cause sudden cardiac death. The ... life can be maintained with the right advice and support, ... University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The most common cause ... heart muscle disease hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The condition is hereditary, and ...
... By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Nov. 1 ... men who take a small daily dose of the supplement ... appear to improve their metabolism as much as if they were ... found that resveratrol reduces insulin resistance and protects against the bad ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:As Few As 3 Drinks a Week May Up Breast Cancer Risk 2Health News:As Few As 3 Drinks a Week May Up Breast Cancer Risk 3Health News:More years to life and life to years through increased motivation for an active life 2Health News:Cancer Risk Doubles After Organ Transplant, Study Finds 2Health News:Cancer Risk Doubles After Organ Transplant, Study Finds 3Health News:Crowdsourcing nutrition in a snap 2Health News:Crowdsourcing nutrition in a snap 3Health News:Crowdsourcing nutrition in a snap 4Health News:Research supports broader screening for sudden cardiac death 2Health News:Red Wine Antioxidant Could Give Metabolism a Boost 2Health News:Red Wine Antioxidant Could Give Metabolism a Boost 3
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... catalogue: North America Aesthetic Lasers and ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02343466/North-America-Aesthetic-Lasers-and-Energy-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html North America ... 2020 Summary GlobalData,s new report, "North ... to 2020", provides key market data on the ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... WILMINGTON, Del. , Aug. 28, 2014  Rigrodsky & Long, ... shares of Lannett Company, Inc. (NYSE: LCI )? , ... between September 10, 2013 and July 16, 2014, inclusive? , ... Inc.? , Do you want to discuss your rights? ... former Special Assistant United States Attorney, Timothy J. MacFall , ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... NEW YORK , Aug. 28, ... a new market research report is ... Testing Laboratories, Safety and Compliance Services ... Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02347353/Testing-Laboratories-Safety-and-Compliance-Services-Industry-US--Analytics-Extensive-Financial-Benchmarks-Metrics-and-Revenue-Forecasts-to-2021-NAIC-541380 .html Testing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 2North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 3North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 4North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 5North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 6North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 7North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 8North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 9North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 10North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 11North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 12North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 13North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 14North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 15North America Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 16Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces A Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Lannett Company, Inc. 2Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces A Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Lannett Company, Inc. 3Testing Laboratories, Safety and Compliance Services Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 541380 2Testing Laboratories, Safety and Compliance Services Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 541380 3Testing Laboratories, Safety and Compliance Services Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 541380 4Testing Laboratories, Safety and Compliance Services Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 541380 5Testing Laboratories, Safety and Compliance Services Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 541380 6
... Ariadne , a leader in bioinformatics software and ... renewed their license for Pathway Studio ® Enterprise ... and Ariadne MedScan® text processing technology for site-wide use. ... cancer disease pathways and develop mechanistic rationale for disease ...
... Grifols, a global healthcare company and biopharmaceutical manufacturer based ... from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ... Factor Complex (Human) indicating that certain manufacturing steps have ... TSE agent that is a model for variant Creutzfeldt ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Site-wide License for Ariadne's Pathway Studio Renewed by NCI 2FDA Approves Revised Alphanate® Labeling to Include Reduced Infectivity of an Experimental Model Agent for vCJD 2FDA Approves Revised Alphanate® Labeling to Include Reduced Infectivity of an Experimental Model Agent for vCJD 3FDA Approves Revised Alphanate® Labeling to Include Reduced Infectivity of an Experimental Model Agent for vCJD 4
Escherichia coli - For the qualitative detection of Escherichia coli 0157 and 0157:H7 in food products. Accessories BinaxNOW EH E.coli 0157 & 0157:H7 Control Swab Pack (510-000), BinaxNow E.coli...
... For the qualitative differential ... (P.f) antigen and an antigen ... four species of malaria:plasmodium falciparum ... ovale (P.o) and Plasmodium malariae ...
For the qualitative detection of antibodies to HIV-1 and HIV-2 in human serum, plasma and whole blood specimens...
For the qualitative detection of antibodies to HIV-1 and HIV-2 in human serum, plasma and whole blood specimens...
Medicine Products: