Duke Medical Students Celebrate Match Day 2018!

Friday, March 16, 2018
Students stand in line with their Match Day letters.

Fourth-year medical students celebrate where they're heading for their residencies on Match Day. From left are, Alison Kratka, Brigham and Women's; Charmaine Mutucumarana, Baylor; Leslie Chang, Massachusetts General; Colin Martz, Brigham & Women's; Bo Sun, Stanford; and Lonnie Sullivan, Duke.

Each year, fourth-year medical students across the country view the third week of March as the beginning of their careers in medicine. Match Day, created in 1952, is a event organized by the National Resident Match Program during which students in the United States are "matched" with residency and fellowship training programs throughout the country.

 

 

 

On March 16, medical students at Duke opened their envelopes and learned where they will begin their residency programs. A total of 102 students participated in Match Day at Duke this year and are headed to some of the nation’s most prestigious programs.

Among them:

30 are staying at Duke for residency
7 are going to Harvard 
3 are going to UC San Francisco  and 13 more to other UC schools
6 are going to Stanford 
3 are going to University of Washington (Seattle)
2 are going to Johns Hopkins
2 are going to Yale

 

Most frequent locations by state:

32 North Carolina 
22 California 
8  Massachusetts
5  Texas  
4  New York
 

Students matched in the following specialties:

5 Anesthesiology 
5 Dermatology 
3 Emergency Medicine 
4 Family Medicine 
25 Internal Medicine 
7 Medicine-Pediatrics 
1 Medicine Psychiatry
2 Neurology 
2 Neurosurgery 
4 Obstetrics & Gynecology
0 Ophthalmology 
6 Orthopaedics 
1 Otolaryngology 
1 Pathology 
7 Pediatrics 
1 Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation 
1 Plastic Surgery 
4 Psychiatry 
3 Radiation Oncology 
6 Radiology 
2 Radiology, Interventional  
9 Surgery-General 
2 Urology 
1 Vascular Surgery