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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Match Spotlight: Pathology

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on Pathology.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.


Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  231 (230)
STEP 2:  241 (243)

Percent AOA:  11.0% (16.0%)
Percent PhD:  22.0% (3.9%)

Contiguous ranks to achieve > 95% match rate*:  5
Match rate:  98%

Source:  Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014
*See explanation here in prior post.


Top 10 Pathology residency programs:

1. Johns Hopkins University Program

2. Massachusetts General Hospital Program

3 (tie). Stanford University Program

3 (tie). Brigham and Women's Hospital Program

5. Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Program

6. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester) Program

7 (tie). Cleveland Clinic Foundation Program

7 (tie). University of Michigan Program

9. University of California (San Francisco) Program

10. Vanderbilt University Program

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Match Spotlight: Otolaryngology

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on Otolaryngology or ENT.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.


Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  248 (230)
STEP 2:  252 (243)

Percent AOA:  38.9% (16.0%)
Percent PhD:  1.9% (3.9%)

Contiguous ranks to achieve > 95% match rate*:  13
Match rate:  75%

Source:  Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014
*See explanation here in prior post.


Top 10 Otolaryngology residency programs:

1. Johns Hopkins University Program

2. University of Michigan Program

3. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program

4. UPMC Medical Education Program

5. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School Program

6. University of Washington Program

7. Vanderbilt University Program

8. University of Pennsylvania Program

9. Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Program

10. Medical University of South Carolina Program

Monday, September 29, 2014

Match Spotlight: Orthopedic Surgery

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on Orthopedic Surgery.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.


Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  245 (230)
STEP 2:  251 (243)

Percent AOA:  32.2% (16.0%)
Percent PhD:  1.4% (3.9%)

Contiguous ranks to achieve > 95% match rate*:  14
Match rate:  77%

Source:  Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014
*See explanation here in prior post.


Top 10 Orthopedic Surgery residency programs:

1. Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical Center Program

2. Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Program

3. Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program

4. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester) Program

5. Duke University Hospital Program

6. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program

7. University of Washington Program

8. UPMC Medical Education Program

9. New York University School of Medicine/Hospital for Joint Diseases Program

10. Rush University Medical Center Program

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Match Spotlight: Ophthalmology

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on Ophthalmology.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.

Ophthalmology does not participate in the NRMP Match, however some statistics are available from the SF Match Residency and Fellowship Matching Services.

Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  242 (230)

Match rate:  91%

Source:  SF Match Residency and Fellowship Matching Services


Doximity did not include Ophthalmology residency programs in its 2014 rankings.  However US News does rank the best Ophthalmology hospitals and I listed the residency programs associated with these top ranked hospitals.

Residency programs associated with top 10 Ophthalmology hospitals:

1. Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System Program

2. Thomas Jefferson University/Wills Eye Institute Program

3. Johns Hopkins University Program

4. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Program

5. UCLA Medical Center Program

6. Duke University Hospital Program

7. Cleveland Clinic Foundation Program

8. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program

9. University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center Program

10. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Program

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Match Spotlight: Obstetrics and Gynecology

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.


Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  226 (230)
STEP 2:  242 (243)

Percent AOA:  12.6% (16.0%)
Percent PhD:  1.7% (3.9%)

Contiguous ranks to achieve > 95% match rate*:  11
Match rate:  91%

Source:  Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014
*See explanation here in prior post.


Top 10 Obstetrics and Gynecology residency programs:

1. Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Program

2. University of California (San Francisco) Program

3. UPMC Medical Education Program

4. Johns Hopkins University Program

5. University of North Carolina Hospitals Program

6 (tie). McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program

6 (tie). University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program

8. Duke University Hospital Program

9. Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Program

10. Brown University (Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island) Program

Friday, September 26, 2014

Match Spotlight: Neurology

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on Neurology.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.


Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  230 (230)
STEP 2:  241 (243)

Percent AOA:  12.8% (16.0%)
Percent PhD:  8.9% (3.9%)

Contiguous ranks to achieve > 95% match rate*:  7
Match rate:  97%

Source:  Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014
*See explanation here in prior post.


Top 10 Neurology residency programs:

1. Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School Program

2. University of California (San Francisco) Program

3. Johns Hopkins University Program

4. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester) Program

5. New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) Program

6. University of Pennsylvania Program

7. Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Program

8. UCLA Medical Center Program

9. Cleveland Clinic Foundation Program

10. University of Michigan Program

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Match Spotlight: Neurological Surgery

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on Neurological Surgery.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.


Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  244 (230)
STEP 2:  247 (243)

Percent AOA:  28.3% (16.0%)
Percent PhD:  12.8% (3.9%)

Contiguous ranks to achieve > 95% match rate*:  >20
Match rate:  79%

Source:  Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014
*See explanation here in prior post.


Top 10 Neurological Surgery residency programs:

1. University of California (San Francisco) Program

2. St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Program

3. Johns Hopkins University Program

4. New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) Program

5. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester) Program

6. Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Program

7. Massachusetts General Hospital Program

8. University of Washington Program

9 (tie). Emory University Program

9 (tie). UPMC Medical Education Program

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Match Spotlight: Internal Medicine

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on Internal Medicine.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.


Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  231 (230)
STEP 2:  243 (243)

Percent AOA:  16.4% (16.0%)
Percent PhD:  4.2% (3.9%)

Contiguous ranks to achieve > 95% match rate*:  6
Match rate:  97%

Source:  Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014
*See explanation here in prior post.


Top 10 Internal Medicine residency programs:

1. Massachusetts General Hospital Program

2. Johns Hopkins University Program

3 (tie). Brigham and Women's Hospital Program

3 (tie). University of California (San Francisco) Program

5. Duke University Hospital Program

6. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester) Program

7. University of Pennsylvania Program

8. Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Program

9. New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus) Program

10. University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Match Spotlight: General Surgery

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on General Surgery.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.


Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  232 (230)
STEP 2:  245 (243)

Percent AOA:  15.3% (16.0%)
Percent PhD:  2.0% (3.9%)

Contiguous ranks to achieve > 95% match rate*:  13
Match rate:  85%

Source:  Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014
*See explanation here in prior post.


Top 10 General Surgery residency programs:

1. Johns Hopkins University Program

2. Massachusetts General Hospital Program

3. University of Michigan Program

4. Brigham and Women's Hospital Program

5. University of California (San Francisco) Program

6. Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium Program

7. Vanderbilt University Program

8. University of Washington Program

9. Duke University Hospital Program

10. UPMC Medical Education Program

Monday, September 22, 2014

Match Spotlight: Family Medicine

For everyday over the next few weeks, we will put the spotlight on a different residency specialty.  Today's spotlight will be on Family Medicine.  Please note that these are just aggregate statistics and your match results may vary.


Average 2014 statistics for US seniors who matched (average for all specialties in parenthesis):

STEP 1:  218 (230)
STEP 2:  234 (243)

Percent AOA:  8.0% (16.0%)
Percent PhD:  1.0% (3.9%)

Contiguous ranks to achieve > 95% match rate*:  6
Match rate:  96%

Source:  Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014
*See explanation here in prior post.


Top 10 Family Medicine residency programs:

1. Ventura County Medical Center Program

2. University of Washington Program

3. John Peter Smith Hospital (Tarrant County Hospital District) Program

4. Lancaster General Hospital Program

5. Oregon Health & Science University Program

6. University of California (San Francisco) Program

7. University of North Carolina Hospitals Program

8 (tie). Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Program

8 (tie). University of Michigan Program

10. Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa/University of California (San Francisco) Program