Duke Medical Students Celebrate Match Day 2019!

Friday, March 15, 2019

On Friday, March 15th, medical students at Duke opened their envelopes and learned where in the country they will complete their residency programs.

A total of 117 students participated in Match Day at Duke this year and are headed to some of the nation’s most prestigious residency programs.

Among them:

31 are staying at Duke
8 are going to Harvard 
6 are going to University of California,  San Francisco 
5 are going to the University of Pennsylvania
5 matched at military medical centers
4 are going to the University of Washington in Seattle
4 are going to Washington University in St. Louis

Most frequent locations by state:

33 North Carolina
14  California  
 8 Massachusetts  
 7 Pennsylvania  
 7 New York 
 6 Texas  

Students celebrating their matches. From left: Oretunlewa Soyinka, Aaron Hein, Gireesh Reddy, Kelsey Corrigan, Olayode Babatunde, Hassan Alkazemi, Rhya Zhao. Photo: Chris Hildreth/RoosterMedia.

Students matched in the following specialties:

 6 Anesthesiology
 7 Dermatology
 4 Emergency Medicine
 1 Family Medicine
10 General Surgery
25 Internal Medicine
 1 Interventional Radiology 
 2 Medicine/Pediatrics
 3 Neurology
 3 Neurosurgery
 5 Obstetrics & Gynecology
 6 Ophthalmology
 7 Orthopaedics
 4 Otolaryngology
 0 Pathology
 8 Pediatrics
 1 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
 6 Plastic Surgery
 1 Psychiatry
 1 Psychiatry/Peds/Child Psych
 5 Radiation Oncology
 4 Radiology
 1Thoracic Surgery 
 4 Urology 
 2 Vascular surgery