MCW seniors match to residency programs throughout U.S.
Husband and wife Nathan Zokoe, MD ’13, and Cara Zokoe, MD ’13, both match to Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners in Michigan, he for internal medicine and she for pediatrics.
Graduating medical students at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and their peers nationwide, learned March 15 where they will conduct their post-graduate residency training.
Of the 190 fourth-year medical students at MCW, 181 students obtained first-year residency positions on Match Day 2013. Of the remaining nine, eight obtained positions outside the match and one student decided to defer residency.
Sixty of MCW’s graduating fourth-year students (31 percent) will remain in Wisconsin for their residency.
Primary care fields attracted 38 percent of MCW graduates this year. Those fields include internal medicine (14 percent of the class), pediatrics (12.5 percent), family medicine (9.5 percent), and medicine/pediatrics (2 percent).
The three top choices of specialty were internal medicine (14 percent), anesthesiology (13 percent), and pediatrics (12.5 percent). The remaining 59 percent of graduating physicians selected specialties including obstetrics/gynecology, orthopaedic surgery, ophthalmology, radiation oncology, pathology, neurology, neurosurgery, general surgery, thoracic surgery, urology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry, dermatology, otolaryngology, radiology, emergency medicine and plastic surgery.
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