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Pediatrics fills 99.3% of positions in the 2016 Match :

March 18, 2016

Pediatrics continued to be a popular specialty choice in the 2016 Match, filling 99.3% of all offered positions. Categorical pediatrics filled 99.5% of all positions.

U.S. senior medical students comprised 67.5% of all offered pediatric positions.

Internal Medicine-Pediatrics filled 99.5% of all offered positions. Family medicine filled 95.2% of all offered positions; internal medicine filled 97.9%; and OB/GYN filled 99.4%.

Detailed data tables are available at

AAP CEO/Executive Director Karen Remley, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., FAAP, welcomed those who chose children and pediatrics as their specialty in a video.

For more analysis on this year's match, see the May issue of AAP News.

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