And that’s a 97% match rate

19 Mar 2021

The wait is over for those who participated in the 2021 National Residency Match Program, a rite of passage in which applicants learn who has been ‘matched’ to a US residency program for the next chapter of their medical training.

This year, 88 UQ Ochsner graduates entered the match and achieved an incredible 97% match rate - they are now heading to some of the nation’s most prestigious residency programs.

Among them:

University of Arizona (Dermatology)
Brown University (Family Medicine)
University of Chicago (Anesthesiology)
Duke University (Neurosurgery)
Dartmouth (Internal Medicine)
Henry Ford Health System (General Surgery)
Ochsner Health (Anesthesiology, Primary Care, Medicine Prelim, Internal Medicine, Padiatrics, Surgery Prelim, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine)
University of Southern California (Emergency Medicine)
Stanford University (Pathology and Family Medicine)
Washington University (Internal Medicine and Obstetrics/Gynecology​)
Yale University (Emergency Medicine)

They matched in the following specialties:

Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
General Surgery
Internal Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
Physical Medicine and Rehab
Vascular Surgery    

And matched in the following States:

Head of Ochsner Clinical School, Professor Ron Amedee said this marks the ninth consecutive year that the school’s match rate has been 90% or above.

“This is a testament to the quality of our students, their hard work and the unique global perspective our Doctor of Medicine program provides them during their training to become physicians,” Professor Amedee said.

View the Class of 2020 residency and internship matches 

Interested in starting your medical journey at UQ Ochsner?

Join us on Wednesday March 24 at 6pm (CST) to hear from our PGY-2 residents. They'll share their journey and let you know how you can study with confidence at a university with a 97% match rate.

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