Facts & Figures: Resident expert
Training tomorrow's doctors
Total number of medical residents training in the U.S. (residents are physicians who have graduated from medical school and are doing added training for their licensure; they provide care at teaching hospitals under the supervision of faculty physicians)
3 to 8
Number of years typically required to complete residency, depending on the specialty
Number of accredited residency programs in the U.S.
Year residency programs were established at Hitchcock
Number of residents in New Hampshire in 2003-04
Number of accredited residency and fellowship programs at DHMC
Number of residents and clinical fellows at DHMC
Number of states with fewer than 400 medical residents
SOURCES: DHMC AND ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION; DHMC FIGURES ARE 2004; OTHERS ARE 2005 UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE
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