R-1 statistics – 2005

Students Matched to First Choice Discipline in 2005
Canadian Graduates 2005 PGY-1 Match Results, First Iteration Match
Match Results for All Graduates, Prior Graduates and Couples, 2005
Positions Vacant After First Iteration by Faculty of Medicine & Discipline, 2005 Match
Career Choices of Canadian Students & Graduates
Results of the Second Iteration of the 2005 Match by Discipline
Second Iteration Results for Prior Year Grads of Canadian Medical Schools 1995-2005
Second Iteration Match Results for International Medical School Graduates 1995-2005
Unfilled Positions after Second Iteration, 2005 Match

Students matched to first choice discipline in 2005

Residency programs % of students
matched to first
ranked program
% of students
matched to first
choice of discipline
Anesthesia 56 92
Cardiac surgery 46 64
Community medicine 50 90
Dermatology 33 40
Diagnostic radiology 41 67
Emergency medicine 20 46
Family medicine incl Rural FM & MOTP 82 99
General surgery 63 98
Internal medicine 55 85
Laboratory medicine 75 81
Medical biochemistry 0 0
Medical genetics 100 0
Medical microbiology 0 0
Neurology (adult & pediatric) 64 79
Neurosurgery 67 83
Nuclear medicine 100 0
Obstetrics/gynecology 48 83
Occupational Medicine 0 0
Ophthalmology 44 60
Orthopedic surgery 64 85
Otolaryngology 70 79
Pediatrics 48 80
Physical medicine and rehabilitation 85 92
Plastic surgery 31 54
Psychiatry 78 93
Radiation oncology 48 95
Urology 50 82

Canadian Graduates 2005 PGY-1 Match Results, First Iteration Match

Match Results for All Graduates, Prior Graduates and Couples, 2005

# in Match # matched to first ranked choice % matched to first choice # matched within top three programs % matched within top three choices % Unmatched
All Applicants 1405 564 61.5 1171 83.4 5.5
Prior Year Graduates 33 12 36.4 16 48.5 36.4
Couples 41 17 41.2 27 65.9 2.4

Positions Vacant After First Iteration by Faculty of Medicine & Discipline, 2005 Match

Discipline Mem Dal McG Ott Qu Tor Mac* Wes Man Sas Alb Cal BC Total
Anatomical Pathology 2 1 3
Community medicine 1 1 1 3
Family medicine* 7 13 2 9 4 11 18 13 23 3 6 109
General pathology 1 1
General Surgery 2 2
Internal medicine 1 1 1 3
Laboratory medicine 1 1 2 4
Medical Genetics 1 1 2
Medical Microbiology 1 1
Neurology 1 1
Neuropathology 1 1
Neurosurgery 1 2 1 1 5
Nuclear Medicine 1 1
Obstetrics/gynecology 1 2 2 4
Occupational Medicine 2 2
Orthopedic Surgery 2 1 3
Pediatrics 1 1 2 2
P M&R 1 1 1 3
Psychiatry 3 2 2 1 1 3 3 15

Total

14 15 2 13 2 2 6 16 28 19 30 10 8 165
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
* Thunder Bay

Career Choices of Canadian Students & Graduates, 2005

Residency programs No. of applicants
first choice career
selections
Quota
offered
Quota
filled
Quota
vacant
Anesthesia 72 74 74 0
Anatomic pathology 3 8 5 3
Cardiac surgery 11 7 7 0
Community medicine 10 12 9 3
Dermatology 15 6 6 0
Diagnostic radiology 69 49 49 0
Emergency medicine 59 27 27 0
Family medicine (incl 8 military sponsored & Rural FM) 392 578 469 109
General pathology 0 1 0 1
General surgery 60 72 70 2
Hematological Pathology 1 1 1 0
Internal medicine 229 214 211 3
Laboratory medicine 12 18 14 4
Medical Biochemistry 0 1 1 0
Medical genetics 2 6 4 2
Medical Microbiology 0 1 0 1
Neurology 28 23 22 1
Ped neurology 5 4 4 0
Neuropathology 0 1 0 1
Neurosurgery 12 15 10 5
Nuclear medicine 1 5 4 1
Obstetrics/gynecology 64 58 54 4
Occupational medicine 0 2 0 2
Ophthalmology 32 19 19 0
Orthopedic surgery 52 49 46 3
Otolaryngology 23 18 18 0
Pediatrics 98 81 79 2
Physical medicine & rehabilitation 13 15 12 3
Plastic surgery 26 14 14 0
Psychiatry 73 90 75 15
Radiation oncology 21 21 21 0
Urology 22 18 18 0

Totals

1405 1508 1343 165

Results of the Second Iteration of the 2005 Match by Discipline

Discipline Students graduating
2005
Previous-year
medical graduates
International
medical graduates
Anatomical Pathology 1 2
Community medicine 2 1
Family medicine incl Rural FM 33 7 54
General pathology 1
General surgery 2 1 1
Internal medicine 3
Laboratory medicine 1 1
Medical Genetics 2
Medical Microbiology 1
Neurology 1
Neurosurgery 2 1 1
Nuclear medicine 1
Obstetrics/gynecology 4
Occupational medicine 2
Orthopedic Surgery 1 1
Pediatrics 1 1
Physical medicine & rehabilitation 1 2
Psychiatry 3 1 10

Totals

50 15 80

Second Iteration Results for Prior Year Grads of Canadian Medical Schools 1995-2005

Year # of Prev Yr
Grads in match
# Matched %
2005 28 15 53.6
2004 30 16 44.4
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 1995-2005

Year # of IMGs
in match
# Matched %
2005 629 80 12.7
2004 657 87 13.2
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, 2005 Match

Discipline Mem McGill Ott* Mac** Wes Man UBC Total
Family medicine 1 8 2 5 16
Laboratory medicine 2 2
Neurosurgery 1 1
Orthopedic Surgery 1 1
Psychiatry 1 1

Total

1 1 8 2 2 6 1 21
Note: Mem = Memorial; Ott = Ottawa U; Mac = McMaster; Wes = Western; Man = Manitoba
* Sudbury
** Thunder Bay