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Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017

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.