The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians would like to congratulate all medical students on a successful Match Day held on March 20th. Although celebrations were different this year, we hope that everyone was able to find a way to share the excitement with their friends and family!
We heard from Monica Newton, DO, Residency Program Director at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Family Medicine Residency Program as they welcome their first class of 12 Family Medicine residents… Congratulations to NGMC-FMRP and their incoming residents!
2020 Match Day by the numbers (according to the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®):
- 40,084 applicants submitted program choices, with 37,256 total positions offered
- Family medicine offered 4,685 positions, 557 more than 2019 and 13.7% of positions offered overall
- 4,335 medical students and graduates matched to family medicine residency programs in the NRMP Match: an increase of 487 from 2019
Read more about the Match on the American Academy of Family Physicians website. Also, be sure to check out the America Needs more Family Medicine: 25X2030 Collaborative, which is calling for 25% of all U.S. medical school seniors and graduates to match into family medicine by the year 2030.