R-1 statistics – 2003

Students Matched to First Choice Discipline in 2003
Canadian Graduates 2003 PGY-1 Match Results, First Iteration Match
Match Results for All Graduates, Prior Graduates and Couples, 2003
Positions Vacant After First Iteration by Faculty of Medicine & Discipline, 2003 Match
Career Choices of Canadian Students & Graduates
Results of the Second Iteration of the 2003 Match by Discipline
Second Iteration Results for Prior Year Grads of Canadian Medical Schools 1995-2003
Second Iteration Match Results for International Medical School Graduates 1995-2003
Unfilled Positions after Second Iteration, 2003 Match

Students matched to first choice discipline in 2003

Residency programs % of students
matched to first
ranked program
% of students
matched to first
choice of discipline
Anesthesia 40 75
Cardiac surgery 44 78
Community medicine 100 100
Dermatology 25 42
Diagnostic radiology 29 54
Emergency medicine 29 71
Family medicine incl Rural FM & MOTP 87 98
Integrated Rural FM & Community medicine 50 50
General surgery 80 100
Internal medicine 50 85
Laboratory medicine 73 88
Medical genetics 50 75
Neurology (adult) 42 67
Neurosurgery 50 77
Nuclear medicine 0 0
Obstetrics/gynecology 48 78
Occupational Medicine 100 100
Ophthalmology 41 78
Orthopedic surgery 54 81
Otolaryngology 40 48
Pediatrics 27 74
Physical medicine and rehabilitation 100 100
Plastic surgery 27 40
Psychiatry 65 89
Radiation oncology 55 90
Urology 29 54

Canadian Graduates 2003 PGY-1 Match Results, First Iteration Match

Match Results for All Graduates, Prior Graduates and Couples, 2003

# in Match # matched to first ranked choice % matched to first choice # matched within top three programs % matched within top three choices % Unmatched
All Applicants 1231 695 56.5 944 76.7 9.3
Prior Year Graduates 23 7 30.4 10 43.5 47.8
Couples 28 9 32.1 17 61.0 3.6

Positions Vacant After First Iteration by Faculty of Medicine & Discipline, 2003 Match

Discipline Mem Dal McG Ott Qu Tor Mac Wes Man Sas Alb Cal BC Total
Anatomical Pathology 2 1 2 5
Cardiac Surgery 1 1
Community medicine 1 1 2
Emergency medicine 1 1
Family medicine incl Rural FM 9 9 13 7 22 10 19 12 30 3 5 139
General pathology 1 1 2
General surgery 3 1 5 1 10
Hematological pathology 1 1
Internal medicine 1 1
Laboratory medicine 2 2
Neurology 1 1 2
Nuclear Medicine 1 1
Obstetrics/gynecology 1 1
Occupational Medicine 2 2
P M&R 1 1 1 1 4
Psychiatry 6 1 3 3 13
Radiation oncology 1 1 2
Total 21 13 15 13 1 1 23 10 25 18 39 3 7 189
Note: Mem = Memorial; Dal = Dalhousie; McG = McGill; Ott = Ottawa U; Qu = Queen’s; Tor = Toronto; McM = McMaster; Wes = Western; Man = Manitoba; Sas = Saskatchewan; Alb = Alberta; Cal = Calgary; BC = British Columbia

2003 Career Choices of Canadian Students & Graduates in the First Iteration

Residency programs No. of applicants
first choice career
selections
Quota
offered
Quota
filled
Quota
vacant
Anesthesia 83 66 66 0
Anatomic pathology 5 10 5 5
Cardiac surgery 9 8 7 1
Community medicine 3 7 5 2
Dermatology 12 5 5 0
Diagnostic radiology 80 46 46 0
Emergency medicine 28 22 21 1
Family medicine* (includes 10 military sponsored) & Rural FM 306 494 355 139
Integrated family medicine & Community medicine 2 1 1 0
General pathology 1 3 1 2
General surgery 46 70 60 10
Internal medicine 186 181 180 1
Laboratory medicine (includes hematological pathology) 16 18 15 3
Medical genetics 4 3 3 0
Medical microbiology 0 1 1 0
Neurology 19 18 17 1
Ped neurology 3 3 2 1
Neurosurgery 22 17 17 0
Nuclear medicine 2 5 4 1
Obstetrics/gynecology 58 49 48 1
Occupational medicine 1 3 1 2
Ophthalmology 22 17 17 0
Orthopedic surgery 52 43 43 0
Otolaryngology 25 12 12 0
Pediatrics 91 74 74 0
Physical medicine & rehabilitation 5 10 6 4
Plastic surgery 30 12 12 0
Psychiatry 72 81 68 13
Radiation oncology 20 21 19 2
Urology 28 17 17 0
Totals 1231 1317 1128 189

Results of the Second Iteration of the 2003 Match by Discipline

Discipline Students graduating 2003 Previous-year medical graduates International medical graduates
Anatomical Pathology 2 0 3
Community medicine 0 1 1
Family medicine incl Rural FM 61 8 47
General pathology 0 0 2
General surgery 8 1 0
Internal medicine 1 0 0
Laboratory medicine 0 0 2
Nuclear medicine 0 1 0
Neurology 1 0 0
Pediatric neurology 0 0 1
Obstetrics/gynecology 1 0 0
Occupational medicine 0 0 2
Physical medicine & rehabilitation 3 0 1
Psychiatry 2 2 8
Radiation Oncology 2 0 0
Totals 81 13 67

Second Iteration Results for Prior Year Grads of Canadian Medical Schools 1995-2003

Year # of Prev Yr
Grads in match
# Matched %
2003 27 13 48.2
2002 23 15 65.2
2001 14 5 35.7
2000 13 5 38.5
1999 27 14 51.9
1998 38 6 15.8
1997 36 18 50.0
1996 25 7 28.0
1995 23 11 47.8

Second Iteration Match Results for International Medical School Graduates 1995-2003

Year # of IMGs
in match
# Matched %
2003 625 67 10.7
2002 496 83 16.7
2001 387 60 15.5
2000 294 39 13.3
1999 231 35 15.2
1998 205 19 9.3
1997 208 16 8.0
1996 236 11 4.6
1995 240 23 9.6

Unfilled Positions after Second Iteration, 2003 Match

Discipline Mem McG Ott Mac Wes Man AB Total
Cardiac Surgery 1 1
Emergency medicine 1 1
Family medicine 1 1 6 3 3 8 1 23
General surgery 1 1
Hematological Pathology 1 1
Psychiatry 1 1
Total 1 3 6 4 3 9 2 28
Note: Mem = Memorial; McG = McGill; Ott = Ottawa U; Mac = McMaster; Wes = Western; Man = Manitoba; AB = Alberta