Aspects Volume 39 No. 2
Sixty-seven fourth-year medical students received their residency matches on Friday, March 18. Matches by specialties are shown on the chart below.
Twenty-nine SIU medical students will train in the primary care special- ties of family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics. Eleven students will begin their residency training in SIU programs. An additional nine students will be training in other programs located in Illinois and 30 others elsewhere in the Midwest.
“Our students matched into a diversity of excellent training programs across the United States. We’re looking forward to following their continued career development as clinicians, teachers, researcher and leaders.” - Dr. Jerry Kruse, Dean & Provost
“I’m beaming with pride as our students enter the next phase of their career, post-graduate training in residency and fellowship programs,” said Jerry Kruse, MD, MSPH, dean and provost. “Our students matched into a diversity of excellent training programs across the United States. We’re looking forward to following their continued career development as clinicians, teachers, researcher and leaders.”
Match results also were announced Friday for SIU’s residency programs in Springfield, based at the School’s two affiliated hospitals – Memorial Medical Center and HSHS St. John’s Hospital. Sixty-nine starting positions in Springfield were filled. The first-year residents will join 211 senior resi- dents and fellows already in training at SIU programs in Springfield.
“SIU residents are integral members of the health care teams that provide quality care to patients in central and southern Illinois, and we are thrilled to welcome this talented and diverse group of residents,” said Karen Broquet, MD, associate dean for graduate medical education.
SIU also has affiliated family medicine residency programs in Carbondale, Decatur and Quincy. Seventeen first-year positions have been filled for next year through the NRMP match and a similar program held last month for osteopathic physicians. These residents will join thirty-six senior family medicine residents and fellows at SIU’s affiliated hospitals – Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur and Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
To read more about Match Day, including individual student results, visit bit.ly/SIUMATCH2016
To view more photos of Match Day, visit bit.ly/SIUMATCHPHOTOS2016
Caption: April McNeill (Upper Left), Travis and Jessica Healey (Lower Left), Justine Nuguid, Samantha Nguyen and Kerri Houser (Upper Right)