In 2018, female physicians accounted for 35% of all licensed physicians, rising from 30% in 2010.
The FSMB’s biennial Census of Actively Licensed Physicians in the United States provides the nation with the most comprehensive compilation of physician license and demographic information available.
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Key Findings from 2018 Census
985,026 licensed physicians serving a national population of 327 million people. The population of licensed physicians has increased by 16% since 2010.
In 2018, the mean age of licensed physicians is 51.5 years, which is almost a year higher than the mean age of 50.7 years reported in 2010.