Table 1.

Number of African-American medical school graduates, internal medicine residents, nephrology fellows, and ESRD patients with corresponding percent of total

YearMedical School Graduates (%)Internal Medicine Residents (%)Nephrology Fellows (%)ESRD Patients (%)
20091076 (6.5)NANANA
20081112 (6.9)1219 (5.5)31 (3.8)NA
20071086 (6.7)1182 (5.4)49 (6.1)166,962 (31.7)
20061123 (7.1)1215 (5.5)51 (6.4)160,497 (31.6)
20051044 (6.6)1055 (4.8)45 (5.5)154,191 (31.7)
20041032 (6.5)1066 (5.0)38 (4.9)148,539 (31.8)
20031012 (6.5)1097 (5.1)36 (4.7)143,754 (32.0)
20021087 (6.9)1137 (5.4)29 (4.1)138,075 (32.1)
2001NA1221 (5.8)35 (5.4)132,200 (32.1)
2000NA1336 (6.3)29 (4.6)126,717 (32.3)
1999NA1178 (5.5)26 (3.8)120,868 (32.6)
  • NA, not available.