June 22, 2021

AMA survey shows 96% of physicians vaccinated

By: Judy Mathias
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Editor's Note

The American Medical Association (AMA) has released a new survey of 301 US practicing physicians that shows 96% have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Of those not yet vaccinated, 45% plan to do so.


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Vaccination rates did not differ across:

  • primary care physicians (98%) or specialists (95%)
  • regions—North East (95%), Mid West (97%), South (96%), or West (98%)
  • gender—male (97%) or female (96%)
  • age groups—under 35 (95%), 35-44 (97%), 45-54 (96%), 55-64 (93%), or 65 and older (100%)
  • White (96%), Black (100%), or Asian (98%) race
  • Non-Hispanic physicians were significantly more likely to have been vaccinated (97%) than Hispanic (84%).

The survey was conducted June 3-8.

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