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I combined the pgy 1 and 2 positions. I also included the real numbers on ENT, neurosurg, urology, couldn't find neurology. Pass this to your friends. Looks like it was a bad year for the surgeons.

PGY-1+2 Positions Offered Unfilled
Anesthesiology 1283 53
Dermatology 316 5
Emergency Medicine 1332 24
Family Practice 2761 486
Internal Medicine 7491 384
Medical Genetics 2 1
Neuro Surg 156 2
Neurology ??? ?
Nuclear Medicine 5 2
Obstetrics and Gynecology 1144 61
Orthopaedic Surgery 610 5
Otolaryngology 254 3
Pathology 526 45
Pediatrics 2388 61
Physical Medicine + R 356 21
Plastic Surgery 82 1
Preventive Medicine 8 7
Psychiatry 1048 49
Radiation Oncology 137 2
Radiology-Diagnostic 1018 49
Surgery-General 2382 473
Transitional Year 1017 50
Urology 232 0
 

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javac said:
I combined the pgy 1 and 2 positions. I also included the real numbers on ENT, neurosurg, urology, couldn't find neurology. Pass this to your friends. Looks like it was a bad year for the surgeons.
Just two points:

(1) These include positions only offered through the Match. Some programs offer spots pre-match that are not included in these numbers.

(2) For specialties like Surgery and Internal Medicine, there is not an individual breakdown offered in the current data that delineates between preliminary and categorical spots. Each year, there are a lot of preliminary spots in each field that go unfilled, therefore artificially inflating the numbers and making it appear that a specialty did poorly in the Match.

We have to wait until the final tables come out to get a better picture of things, especially #2.

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javac said:
I combined the pgy 1 and 2 positions. I also included the real numbers on ENT, neurosurg, urology, couldn't find neurology. Pass this to your friends. Looks like it was a bad year for the surgeons.

PGY-1+2 Positions Offered Unfilled
Anesthesiology 1283 53
Dermatology 316 5
Emergency Medicine 1332 24
Family Practice 2761 486
Internal Medicine 7491 384
Medical Genetics 2 1
Neuro Surg 156 2
Neurology ??? ?
Nuclear Medicine 5 2
Obstetrics and Gynecology 1144 61
Orthopaedic Surgery 610 5
Otolaryngology 254 3
Pathology 526 45
Pediatrics 2388 61
Physical Medicine + R 356 21
Plastic Surgery 82 1
Preventive Medicine 8 7
Psychiatry 1048 49
Radiation Oncology 137 2
Radiology-Diagnostic 1018 49
Surgery-General 2382 473
Transitional Year 1017 50
Urology 232 0
Yeah, after talking so some people who didn't match I found the following, which we will all hear next week.

Surgery Categorical had seven openings in the country, and only 1 in the west.

It look like it was actually a very competetive match
 

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Surgery Categorical had seven openings in the country, and only 1 in the west.
I just looked at the list, and you're right. It was just 7. Makes a big difference when you subtract out those prelim spots, doesn't it?

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I just looked at the list, and you're right. It was just 7. Makes a big difference when you subtract out those prelim spots, doesn't it?

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And its actually only 6 gen Surg spots as the UCLA spot is actually a combined Plastics one.