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why does Univ Kentucky consistenly have unmatch optho positions?

Discussion in 'Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons' started by Yogi Bear, Mar 16, 2004.

  1. Yogi Bear

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    i'm curious why kentucky consistently has unmatched optho positions and are part of the normal (not early) match for optho?
     
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  3. guttata

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    Kentucky does participate in the early match. I hear it is a very strong surgical program - and it fills every year. I guess the NRMP data is a little misleading as they do NOT really have open positions. Not sure why they participate in the nrmp... perhaps someone has an idea....
     
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    I believe it is due to the fact that they offer an optional transitional year for those who match for ophtho. If any of them choose to do their pgy-1 year elsewhere then it shows up as an unmatched spot in the nrmp match. I think....
     
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    Correct.
     

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