New Report Shows Status of Women in Academic Medicine

A new report from the Association of American Medical Colleges finds that while women have made some progress in academic medicine, they have a very long way to go before they near parity with men.

Some of the findings include:

  • Women make up 38 percent of all medical school faculty.
  • Women are 34 percent of associate professors and only 21 percent of full professors.
  • Women are 15 percent of all department chairs in academic medicine.
  • Women are 16 percent of the deans of U.S. medical schools.
  • The percentage of women among all applicants to U.S. medical schools has declined in recent years.

The report, The State of Women in Academic Medicine, may be downloaded by clicking here.

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