from natmatch 2011 match statistics: CALIFORNIA LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY DEPT. ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURG. SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY LOMA LINDA CA Openings: 1 CONNECTICUT UNIV. OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CTR. DIV. ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURG. Openings: 1 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER DEPT. ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURG. Openings: 1 MASSACHUSETTS MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL DEPT. ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURG. Openings: 1 MICHIGAN DETROIT RECEIVING HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER Openings: 1 NEW YORK LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CTR DEPT. OF ORAL AND MAX.FAC. SURG. Openings: 2 HARLEM HOSPITAL CENTER/ DENTISTRY DEPARTMENT OF DENTISTRY/OMFS Openings: 1 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY/ BELLEVUE HOSPITAL CENTER DEPT ORAL SURG/NYU COLL OF DENT Openings: 2 PENNSYLVANIA UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL CTR Openings: 1 this begs the question: what are the various reasons that programs fail to match residents? failure to rank a sufficient # of applicants? perhaps "failure" isn't the best word... but you get the point.