Profile Definitions and Methodology

Teaching Status

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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).
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.