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OMP Report: Demographics

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​Getting Younger Every Year

Heightened interest in osteopathic medicine translates to an increasingly youthful profession. More than 53% of all DOs in 2015 were age 45 or younger.

Note: Excludes 1% age unknown.

Women in Osteopathic Medicine

Women comprised 40% of practicing DOs in 2015. In contrast, 33% of all practicing physicians (DOs and MDs combined) are female. **

Source: ** The Kaiser Family Foundation's State Health Facts 2015

Source: AOA Physician Masterfile, May 31, 2015.
AACOM Fall 2015
preliminary enrollment report



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