Residency Match 2016

Family and friends joined members of the P&S Class of 2016 in Bard Hall on March 18 for the annual distribution of residency match envelopes. The Class of 2016 has 165 members, 161 of whom participated in the match. (One member of the class has deferred residency; another three graduates are entering business.)

Most of the graduates matched to residencies in cities on both coasts: Boston, New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Almost half (47.8 percent) will complete all or part of their residency in New York City (26.7 percent of the class matched to residencies at Columbia).

The most popular residencies matched were internal medicine (36 students), pediatrics (22), psychiatry (13), and emergency medicine (11). Other residency choices: surgery (8), anesthesiology (7), neurological surgery (7), obstetrics & gynecology (7), dermatology (6), ophthalmology (6), neurology (5), orthopedic surgery (5), otolaryngology (5), pathology (4), radiology (4), family medicine (3), urology (3), child neurology (2), oral & maxillofacial surgery (2), radiation oncology (2), surgery-preliminary (2), and surgery-thoracic (1).

A video about Match Day is available on YouTube: