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Profile of Newly Licensed Physicians in Massachusetts 2016

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In 2016 a total of 1908 physicians were newly licensed to practice medicine in Massachusetts. That number represented 5.5% of all physicians licensed to practice during 2016. Approximately 2/3 of that increase represented recent graduates of medical schools, i.e. those who graduated since 2010.

A number of trends continued. The proportion of male and female newly licensed physicians continued to be equally split at approximately 50/50. The total of male newly licensed physicians was 966 or 24 more than the female total of 942. This proportion has continued for the past several years and contrasts with the existing physician population in Massachusetts that is 60% male. (more…)

 

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