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On Friday, March 20 the results of the allopathic (MD) National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match were announced. The match rate for the 2015 osteopathic medical student class to first-year graduate medical education (GME) positions was 79.3 percent—the highest it has ever been. Of the 2,949 osteopathic medical school students and graduates who submitted program preferences for this year’s NRMP Match, 2,339 successfully matched. 

Overall, the 2015 NRMP Match was the largest in NRMP history with over 41,000 applicants—both allopathic and osteopathic—vying for over 30,000 residency positions in 4,756 programs.

View the 2015 NRMP Advance Data report for additional details about this year’s NRMP results.

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) released the results of its 2015 Intern/Resident Registration Program on February 9. The AOA Intern/Resident Registration Program, or “The Match,” places students in osteopathic GME positions in the United States to complete their postdoctoral training. The AOA's annual match results provides the outcomes for each of the applicants, schools, GME and residency programs, and institutions that participate in the AOA Match.

According to the 2015 AOA match results, a total of 2,179 graduating osteopathic medical students successfully matched to osteopathic medical residencies. 

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March 2015
Vol. 9, No. 3