Pediatrics continued to be a popular specialty choice in the 2017 Match, filling 98% of all offered positions. Categorical pediatrics filled 98.4% of all positions.
Internal medicine-pediatrics filled 93.4%, and obstetrics-gynecology filled 100% of all offered positions. Family medicine filled 95.8% of all offered positions.
“This is one of the most exciting days of the year for pediatrics and a day the AAP family and I enjoy welcoming the newest future pediatricians and members,” said AAP CEO/Executive Vice President Karen Remley, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., FAAP. “The future continues to be bright for pediatrics, as evidenced by the high fill rate for our specialty.”
Visit the AAP Division of Workforce and Medical Education Policy website for detailed data tables.
For more analysis of this year’s Match, see the May issue of AAP News.