By Anita Srikameswaran and Tim Betler
Day is an annual event at which fourth-year students at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine gather with faculty, friends and families to
learn their residency assignments for the next year.
March 24, 148 fourth-year-Pitt medical students received their residency
assignments through the National Resident Matching Program, a private,
not-for-profit corporation. Notification of assignment is generated by a national
computer system operated by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The
process matches graduating medical students with residency programs across the
country. During the past few years, more than 80 percent of Pitt medical
students have received one of their top three choices.
assignments were presented to the class of 2014 by Joan Harvey, M.D., associate
dean for student affairs, Chenits Pettigrew, Ph.D., assistant dean for student
affairs and diversity programs, and Arthur S. Levine, M.D., senior vice chancellor
for the Health Sciences and the John and Gertrude Petersen Dean, University of
Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.
Pitt/UPMC, other notable programs students matched at included Massachusettes General, Yale, Stanford, UCLA, UCSF, Beth Israel Deaconness, and
Students matched to Pitt/UPMC programs
matched in 24 states, including Washington, DC; one student matched in Hawai’i
- 36 percent matched in primary care
students matched in Orthopedics, a school record
students matched in California
students matched in New York state
Pitt School of Medicine Class of 2014!
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