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Tufts University School of Medicine

Match Results

2019 Facts & Figures

  • 192 students matched to residencies in 29 states and 23 different specialties
  • 44% will be staying in New England
  • 13% are moving to New York
  • 14% are going to the west coast
  • 4 students will be starting residencies in the military
  • 37% matched in potential primary care fields 
  • 28% matched in a surgical specialty
  • There were 13 couples matches

2019 Residency Match Data

Specialty

Students

Percent

Anesthesiology

13

7%

Dermatology

5

3%

Diagnostic Radiology

11

6%

Emergency Medicine

23

12%

Family Medicine

16

81%

General Surgery

20

10%

Internal Medicine

37

19%

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

3

2%

Neurology & Child Neurology

4

2%

Neurological Surgery

2

1%

Obstetrics/Gynecology

11

6%

Ophthalmology

2

1%

Orthopaedic Surgery

11

6%

Otolaryngology

2

1%

Pathology

1

1%

Pediatrics

15

8%

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2

1%

Plastic Surgery

1

1%

Psychiatry & Child Psychiatry

8

4%

Radiation Oncology

1

1%

Thoracic Surgery

1

1%

Transitional

2

1%

Urology

1

1%

Tricia Lamontagne, M19, Deidre Michaud, M19, and Corey Johnson, M19, celebrate after receiving their residency assignments during Match Day
Tricia Lamontagne, M19, Deidre Michaud, M19, and Corey Johnson, M19, celebrate after receiving their residency assignments during Match Day 2019. Photo: Alonso Nichols
David Barra, M19, and Merrill Brady, M19, salute after receiving their military rank promotions before receiving their residency assignments during Match Day 2019
David Barra, M19 and Merrill Brady, M19 salute after receiving their military rank promotions before receiving their residency assignments. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Alexa Goldens, M19, receives the envelope containing her residency assignment during Match Day
Alexa Goldens, M19, receives the envelope containing her residency assignment during Match Day 2019. Photo: Alonso Nichols
Michael Meghpara, M19, and his father Mike open his residency letter during Match Day
Michael Meghpara (right), M19, and his father Mike open his residency letter during Match Day 2019. Photo Anna Miller
Robin Cotter and Katelyn Foley celebrate after finding out they both got into their first-choice residency programs on Match Day at Tufts School of Medicine on March 15, 2019.

A Match to Celebrate

On March 15th, Tufts fourth-year medical students gathered with friends, family and faculty on the 4th floor of the Medical Education Building to celebrate Match Day and learn where their residency program matches will take them—professionally and geographically—after graduation.