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Match Results

2021 Facts & Figures

  • 194 students matched to residencies in 24 specialties in 29 states
  • 37.6% matched in potential primary care fields
  • 29% matched in a surgical specialty
  • 42.2% are staying in New England
  • 21.6% matched in Massachusetts
  • 18 students matched in Maine
  • 11.9% matched in New York
  • 10.4% matched in California
  • 2 students will be starting residencies in the military
  • There were 11 couple matches

2021 Residency Match Data

Specialty

Students

Percent

Anesthesiology

12

6.2%

Dermatology

3

1.6%

Diagnostic Radiology

11

5.7%

Emergency Medicine

17

8.8%

Family Medicine

13

6.7%

General Surgery

12

6.2%

Internal Medicine

42

21.6%

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

1

0.5%

Interventional Radiology

3

1.6%

Medicine Preliminary

2

1%

Neurology

3

1.6%

Neurosurgery

2

1%

Obstetrics/Gynecology

13

6.7%

Ophthalmology

7

3.6%

Orthopaedic Surgery

4

2.1%

Otolaryngology

3

1.6%

Pathology

1

0.5%

Pediatrics

17

8.8%

Plastic Surgery

3

1.6%

Psychiatry

9

4.7%

Surgery Preliminary

6

3.1%

Transitional

4

2.1%

Urology

4

2.1%

Vascular Surgery

2

1%

Doctors-To-Be Meet Their Matches

As they learn where they will spend their first years as physicians, graduating MD students look back on their Tufts journeys

#OurTufts Features MD Student Jolie Jean

"I came to Tufts with a background in molecular biology and neuroscience from Princeton University. I knew a lot about molecules and cells, but I didn’t really see the full picture. Medical school gave me perspective."