Profile Definitions and Methodology
- Medicare Teaching Status
A hospital's teaching status is obtained from its most recent Medicare Cost Report (W/S S-2, part I, line 56)
- Number of Interns and Residents
A hospital's number of interns and residents is also obtained from the most recent Medicare Cost Report (W/S S-3 part 1, line 14, col 9).
- ACGME-accredited specialty and subspecialty programs
Data from the Graduate Medical Education Database, American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois. Data are licensed from the AMA and are updated annually during the first quarter. A hospital's highest level of involvement is reported:
- Major Participant
- Clinical Site
See FREIDA OnLine,
for more information. FREIDA Online is a database with
over 7,800 graduate medical education programs accredited by
the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, as
well as over 200 combined specialty programs.
- Major teaching hospital / member of COTH
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Council of Teaching
Hospitals and Health Systems (COTH) is composed of
approximately 400 major teaching hospitals. See the
COTH web page for more information.