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This year's Match Day was anything but ordinary! Students connected virtually and shared their exciting news through social media. Catch up on #MSUMDMatch photos here and watch a special message from Dean Sousa.

2020 Match Results

A record 99% (197/199) of students placed in residencies through the 2020 National Resident Matching Program, Military Match and Advanced Matches.

  • Eighty-four (84) medical students or 42.6% are entering a primary care residency (i.e., Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medicine/Pediatrics, and Pediatrics).
  • Eighty-six (86) of the seniors (43.7%), will remain in Michigan for 2020 for their residency training programs.
  • The top six specialty placements in rank order by percentage are listed below.
    • Family Medicine (38 graduates, 19.3%)
    • Internal Medicine (26 graduates, 13.2%)
    • Emergency Medicine (18 graduates, 9.1%)
    • Surgery – General (17 graduates, 8.6%)
    • Pediatrics (16 graduates, 8.1%)
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology (15 graduates, 7.6%)

Student Stories

Several students discuss their Match experience – including their virtual celebrations, plans for residency and advice for future medical students going through the process.

Read their Match Day stories

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