- How many IMGs matched in 2019?
- What is the hardest doctor to become?
- What is the easiest medical specialty?
- How many interviews do IMGS get?
- How many residency interviews are enough?
- How do you match a good residency?
- How many interviews do you need to match?
- Do programs rank everyone they interview?
- What time does match day start?
- Can you rank programs you didn’t interview?
- When should I expect my residency interview?
- What is the easiest doctor to become?

## How many IMGs matched in 2019?

In 2019, 6,869 IMGs submitted program choices, down 198 from 2018, 415 from 2017, and 501 from 2016.

However, 4,028 IMGs (58.6%) matched to first-year positions, which is 2.5 percentage points higher than 2018 and the highest match rate since 1990..

## What is the hardest doctor to become?

Competitive programs that are the most difficult to match into include:Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery.Dermatology.General Surgery.Neurosurgery.Orthopedic Surgery.Ophthalmology.Otolaryngology.Plastic Surgery.More items…

## What is the easiest medical specialty?

Least stressful specialties by burnout ratePlastic surgery: 23%. … Dermatology: 32%. … Pathology: 32%. … Ophthalmology: 33%. … Orthopedics: 34%. … Emergency medicine: 45%. … Internal medicine: 46%. … Obstetrics and gynecology: 46%.More items…•

## How many interviews do IMGS get?

If you are a U.S. IMG, and applying in internal medicine, the median number of interviews is 7 for MATCHED candidates and a median of 1 interview for UN-MATCHED candidates.

## How many residency interviews are enough?

Do not schedule more than three interviews per week, and potentially only two if significant travel between interviews is required.

## How do you match a good residency?

5 Ways to Stand Out to Residency ProgramsApply for away rotations. Working an away rotation gives the faculty a chance to see you in action. … Gain research experience. … Become a leader in student organizations. … Pursue a dual degree. … Be a medical volunteer.

## How many interviews do you need to match?

The probability of matching is related to the number of contiguous ranks. For allopathic and osteopathic senior medical students, the probability of matching is 80% at around 6–7 contiguous ranks and becomes > 95% at around 11–12. Therefore, the typical applicant should aim for 11–12 interviews.

## Do programs rank everyone they interview?

While there is some variability between the programs, it all boils down to sitting together and coming up with the order in which to rank the applicants. You will be ranked based on your Step scores, the medical school that you came from, recommendation letters, personal statement, USCE, and of course the interview.

## What time does match day start?

Medical school Match Day ceremonies at 12 p.m. ET. Applicants find out where they matched. Results are available in the R3 system and delivered by email at 1 p.m. ET.

## Can you rank programs you didn’t interview?

Can I rank programs where I have not applied or interviewed? Yes. However, a program is not likely to rank an applicant who has not been interviewed and thus no match will occur.

## When should I expect my residency interview?

The interview invitation schedule depends on the specialty you’re applying for. The majority of specialties send invitations in October or November. … Residency programs conduct interviews through February. Students and programs then submit their ranking orders in late February.

## What is the easiest doctor to become?

Check out the data for yourself in the spreadsheet with all the calculations.1 | Family Medicine. … 2 | Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. … 3 | Anesthesiology. … 4 | Pediatrics. … 5 | Psychiatry. … 6 | Emergency Medicine.