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Data Center – Figures and Tables 

The data presented in these figures and tables contain information about the training and practice of geriatric medicine gathered by conducting national surveys or from secondary data sources. Figures and tables are regularly updated. Available data are in the following categories.  Click through for listings of tables and graphs.  

  • Practice of Geriatrics
    Information on geriatricians and geriatric psychiatrists; visits to specialists by patients over the age of 65; compensation data; and common health problems of older Americans. 
  • Academic Geriatric Programs
    Findings from our surveys of academic leaders in geriatrics at allopathic and osteopathic medical schools and compensation of medical school faculty. 
  • Fellowship Programs
    Data from our 2001 surveys of geriatric medicine and geriatric psychiatry fellowship programs; data from the Rochester national survey of fellowship-trained geriatricians; and multi-year data from the AMA and AAMC National GME Census and Veterans Health Administration. 
  • Graduate Medical Education
    Data from our multiple surveys on geriatric content in family medicine and internal medicine residency programs; Residency review committees (RRC) requirements for geriatric curriculum; Data from the AMA and AAMC National GME Census. 



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