2017 Match Results for Family Medicine
Interest in family medicine continued its upward trend for the eighth consecutive year, according to the 2017 National Residency Matching Program® results.
2017 NRMP Match Highlights
- 3,237 medical students and graduates matched to family medicine residency programs in 2017, the most in family medicine’s history as a specialty.
- Of those matches, 1,530 positions were filled with U.S. Seniors, 810 fewer than the historical peak (2,340 in 1997).
- Family medicine offered 3,378 positions, 118 more than 2016.
- This is the eighth straight year that the family medicine match rate climbed year-over-year.
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KAFP will publish Kansas residency matches in the spring Kansas Family Physician.