R-1 statistics – 2006

Students Matched to First Choice Discipline in 2006
Canadian Graduates 2006 PGY-1 Match Results, First Iteration Match
Match Results for All Graduates, Prior Graduates and Couples, 2006
Positions Vacant After First Iteration by Faculty of Medicine & Discipline, 2006 Match
Career Choices of Canadian Students & Graduates
Results of the Second Iteration of the 2006 Match by Discipline
Second Iteration Results for Prior Year Grads of Canadian Medical Schools 1996-2006
Second Iteration Match Results for International Medical School Graduates 1996-2006
Unfilled Positions after Second Iteration, 2006 Match

Students matched to first choice discipline in 2006

Residency programs % of students
matched to first
ranked program
% of students
matched to first
choice of discipline
Anesthesia
58
83
Cardiac surgery
43
100
Community medicine
53
77
Dermatology
26
41
Diagnostic radiology
51
80
Emergency medicine
40
65
Family medicine incl Rural FM & MOTP
79
95
General surgery
65
90
Internal medicine
67
93
Laboratory medicine
100
100
Medical biochemistry
100
100
Medical genetics
75
100
Medical microbiology
40
50
Neurology (adult & pediatric)
60
81
Neurosurgery
67
93
Nuclear medicine
80
100
Obstetrics/gynecology
45
74
Occupational Medicine
0
0
Ophthalmology
51
64
Orthopedic surgery
74
95
Otolaryngology
37
63
Pediatrics
50
83
Physical medicine and rehabilitation
55
85
Plastic surgery
28
53
Psychiatry
68
94
Radiation oncology
43
82
Urology
46
74

Canadian Graduates 2006 PGY-1 Match Results, First Iteration Match

Match Results for All Graduates, Prior Graduates and Couples, 2006

# in Match # matched to first ranked choice % matched to first choice # matched within top three programs % matched within top three choices % Unmatched
All Applicants
1936
1234
63.7
1640
84.7
5.1
Prior Year Graduates
42
22
52.4
31
73.8
16.7
Couples
65
34
52.3
47
72.3
1.5

Positions Vacant After First Iteration by Faculty of Medicine & Discipline, 2006 Match

Discipline Mem Dal Lavl Shrb Mont McG Ott Que Tor Mac* UWO Man Sask Alb Cal UBC Total
Anatomical Pathology
2
1
1
1
1
6
Anesthesia
2
2
Cardiac Surgery
1
1
2
Community medicine
1
1
2
Diagnostic Radiology
1
1
Family medicine
14
2
3
6
11
12
4
12*
13
11
7
14
109
General Pathology
1
1
General Surgery
1
4
1
6
Hematological Pathology
1
1
Internal medicine
3
12
11
4
1
1
1
33
Laboratory Medicine
1
1
1
3
6
Medical Microbiology
1
1
Neurology
2
1
1
4
Neurosurgery
1
1
2
Nuclear Medicine
1
1
2
Ophthalmology
1
1
Obstetrics/gynecology
2
2
Occupational Medicine
1
1
Orthopedic Surgery
1
1
2
Pediatrics
1
1*
3
5
P M&R
1
1
2
Psychiatry
5
1
1
2
1
1*
1
1
1
14
Radiation Oncology
1
1
2
Urology
1
1

Total

15
20
15
17
7
6
17
13
5
16
19
17
16
18
1
6
208
Note: Mem = Memorial; Dal = Dalhousie; Lavl = Laval; Shrb = Sherbrooke; Mont = Montréal; 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 (7 Family Medicine)

 
Career Choices of Canadian Students & Graduates, 2006

Residency programs No. of applicants
first choice career
selections
Quota
offered*
Quota
filled
Quota
vacant
Anesthesia
113
102
100
2
Anatomic pathology
8
20
14
6
Cardiac surgery
7
9
7
2
Community medicine
17
17
15
2
Dermatology
27
11
11
0
Diagnostic radiology
78
72
71
1
Emergency medicine
52
34
34
0
Family medicine (incl 17 military sponsored & Rural FM)
614
811
702
109
General pathology
0
1
0
1
General surgery
89
93
87
6
Hematological Pathology
1
2
1
1
Internal medicine
269
314
281
33
Laboratory medicine
12
20
14
6
Medical Biochemistry
1
3
3
0
Medical genetics
4
8
8
0
Medical Microbiology
10
7
6
1
Neurology
30
32
28
4
Ped neurology
7
5
5
0
Neurosurgery
15
18
16
2
Nuclear medicine
5
7
5
2
Obstetrics/gynecology
95
74
72
2
Occupational medicine
0
2
1
1
Ophthalmology
47
32
31
1
Orthopedic surgery
57
60
58
2
Otolaryngology
35
23
23
0
Pediatrics
112
104
99
5
Physical medicine & rehabilitation
20
19
17
2
Plastic surgery
40
21
21
0
Psychiatry
108
126
112
14
Radiation oncology
28
27
25
2
Urology
35
27
26
1

Totals

1936
2101
1893
208

* Quota changed by reversions during the running of the match

Results of the Second Iteration of the 2006 Match by Discipline

Discipline Students graduating
2006
Previous-year
medical graduates
International
medical graduates
Anatomical Pathology
2
6
Anesthesia
1
1
1
Cardiac Surgery
1
Community medicine
2
Diagnostic Radiology
1
Family medicine incl Rural FM
31
5
70
General pathology
1
General surgery
1
3
Hematological Pathology
1
Internal medicine
12
3
Laboratory medicine
2
4
Medical Microbiology
1
Neurology
1
3
Neurosurgery
1
Nuclear medicine
1
Obstetrics/gynecology
2
Occupational medicine
1
Ophthalmology
1
Orthopedic Surgery
2
Pediatrics
3
1
2
Physical medicine & rehabilitation
2
Psychiatry
5
3
7
Radiation Oncology
2
Urology
1
1

Totals

66
11
111

 
Second Iteration Results for Prior Year Grads of Canadian Medical Schools 1996-2006

Year
# of Prev Yr
Grads in match
# Matched %
2006
22
11
50.0
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

Second Iteration Match Results for International Medical School Graduates 1996-2006

Year # of IMGs
in match
# Matched %
2006
932
111
11.9
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

Unfilled Positions after Second Iteration, 2006 Match

Discipline Mem Laval Shrb Mont Ott* Mac** Man Total
Anatomical Pathology
1
2
3
General Surgery
1
1
Family Medicine
1
5
2
8
Internal Medicine
10
10
20
Psychiatry
2
2

Total

1
11
10
1
4
5
2
34
Note: Mem = Memorial; Shrb = Sherbrooke; Mont = Montréal; Ott = Ottawa U; Mac = McMaster; Man = Manitoba
* Sudbury
** Thunder Bay (1 position in family medicine)