Characteristics of Family Medicine Residency Graduates

Submitted on Wed, 07/15/2020 - 10:25

An increase in burnout among early career family physicians has raised concerns about how well family medicine retains its graduates. However, a recent ABFM study found 9 out of 10 of family medicine residency graduates over a 24-year period remained in the primary care workforce, designating family medicine as their primary specialty. Between 1994-2017, 66,778 residents completed training in an ACGME accredited family medicine residency, with 81% certifying with ABFM in 2017.

The full article, Characteristics of Family Medicine Residency Graduates, 1994-2017: An Update, can be found by clicking here.