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Number of students enrolled in medical school reaches new high

Residency Program Insider, November 7, 2014

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According to data recently released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), more students are going to medical school than ever before.
 
In 2014, the number of first-time enrollees to medical school rose 1.4% to 20,343. The total number of first-time applicants was up 2.7% to 36,697; and the total number of applicants increased 3.1% to 49,480.
AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, cited the figures as he urged Congress to lift the federal cap on residency training positions.
 
Source: AAMC



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