Calif. Leads U.S. in Retaining Medical School Graduates
In 2010, California had the highest retention rate for medical school graduates, according to a recent report from the Association of American Medical Colleges. Of the medical and osteopathic students who received their undergraduate medical education in California, 67.5% remained in the state to practice, the report found. Researchers noted that for all states, the median retention rate for medical school graduates increased byÂ two percentage points in 2010.
- "States Retaining More Physicians" (Caramenico, Fierce Healthcare, 12/21).