Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the U.S. 2008 (Paperback)American Medical Association (author)
Paperback Published: 01/11/2007
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This new edition of the ""Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the U.S."" is the most accurate and complete source for statistical data about Doctors of Medicine and Doctors of Osteopathy supply in the United States. It provides extensive data on trends, characteristics and distribution of more than 921,823 physicians. A new feature in the 2008 version is the addition of an all inclusive chapter containing valuable information on over 59,000 Doctors of Osteopathy.It contains: Section One - Physician characteristics for age, sex, major professional activity, specialty, and race; Section Two - Geographical distribution by state; Section Three - Specialty data for the nation, states, census regions, MSAs, and counties; Section Four - Data for primary care including the activity, age, sex, board certification, school and year of graduation, IMG state of location, and metro area; and, Section Five - Trend data for specialty, major professional activity, age, and sex. It includes physician/population ratios for selected years.All data comes straight from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile, which obtains data from primary sources only. Primary sources include medical schools, hospitals, medical societies, the National Board of Medical Examiners, state licensing agencies, and many others. The stringent verification process is unique and one of the most thorough in the industry. A new feature added this year is the addition of International Medical Graduates.
Publisher: American Medical Association
Weight: 1297 g
Dimensions: 280 x 220 x 29 mm
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