Monthly Archives: November 2019

Internal Medicine Residency Program Directors Respond To Application Inflation

Application Inflation: Housetaff recruitment is an area of critical focus at every training program. At an estimated cost of $14,162 per filled position, managing recent trends in a growing applicant pool poses an added challenge. In this survey based study … Continue reading

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US Medical Education By The Numbers (LCME and ACGME Divisions)

Medical Education: JAMA again presents a deep dive into the numbers and characteristics of learners in MD-granting US medical schools and in US residency programs accredited by the ACGME, which is now encompassing most of the programs previously accredited by … Continue reading

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Mid-Level MCAT Scorers Increase Diversity in Medical Schools

Diversity: Medical schools seeking greater diversity in their classes may want to look at data from the 2017 medical school applicants who scored in the middle third of the MCAT range.   Compared to students who scored in the upper-third … Continue reading

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