AAMC’s annual workforce report packed with data

About Andrew Van Dam

Andrew Van Dam of The Wall Street Journal previously worked at the AHCJ offices while earning his master’s degree at the Missouri School of Journalism.

The American Association of Medical Colleges has released its annual workforce report for 2009, and it’s full of enough state-by-state information to answer many common questions about physician supply. The report includes state rankings on physician supply, medical school enrollment, graduate medical education, and the retention of physicians, each explained through a variety of maps, tables and graphs.

For example, here’s a map detailing the U.S. supply of primary care physicians broken down on a per-capita basis:


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