residency matching


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residency matching

The assignment of medical students to postgraduate medical residency training programs.
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Nearly all US graduating senior medical students enter the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) to obtain their first residency post graduate year one (PGY-1) position.
As Katz et al (11) point out in a study concerning inadequacies on emergency medicine residency applications, the residency program discovering misrepresentation may only act on the information internally, and discussion of applicants among programs could be viewed as unethical by the National Residency Matching Program.
Canadian Residency Matching Service (CaRMS) data from the mid-1990s to present indicate this recruitment remains challenging, with a steady annual rate of 1% of Canadian medical graduates applying to the specialty and no more than four students from any medical school graduating class being matched to the specialty.