Vol. 57/No. 4 | July 2014 • 159 The Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology annual survey was sent electronically to 194 physiology departments throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. A total of 43 surveys were returned for a response rate of 21%. This rate is similar to previous years. Of the 43 surveys returned, 12 were from private and 31 were from public medical schools.