Residency Match 2017

Family and friends joined the P&S Class of 2017 in Bard Hall on March 17 for the annual distribution of residency match envelopes as medical school seniors across the country found out where they will train. According to the National Resident Matching Program, this year’s match was the largest in Match history, with a record 35,969 U.S. and international medical school graduates vying for a record 31,757 positions.

Photos: Eve Vagg

The P&S Class of 2017, the largest class in P&S history, had 167 students participating in the match. Most of the graduates matched to residencies in cities on both coasts: Boston, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. More than one-third of P&S graduates will complete all or part of their training in New York City (39 percent will remain in New York state).

The most popular residencies: internal medicine (46 students), anesthesiology (12), psychiatry (12), pediatrics (11), obstetrics & gynecology (10), and radiology/diagnostic and interventional (10).