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Emory School of Medicine at a Glance:

  • 2,757 full- and part-time faculty
  • 795 volunteer faculty
  • More than 8,900 applications in 2017 for 143 first-year medical student positions
  • 568 medical students 
    • 524 students in five health professions programs 
    • 92 MD/PhD students in one of 48 Medical Scientist Training Programs sponsored by the NIH
  • 1,292 residents and fellows in 98 accredited programs
  • 405 postdoctoral fellows
  • $355.7 million in sponsored research in fiscal year 2017, plus another $84.9 million in funds received by medical faculty in other units in health sciences and at the Atlanta VA Medical Center
  • 5.5 million patient service visits in Emory’s hospitals, affiliate teaching hospitals, and outpatient venues
  • 23,593 alumni
    • 5,951 MD alumni
    • 11,370 residency and fellowship alumni
    • 6,272 allied health alumni
  • 5,686 physicians and other health care professionals participated in Emory’s continuing medical education in fiscal year 2017