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PCOM Celebrates 99.5 Percent Match Rate

May 22, 2020

PCOM's Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Class of 2020 achieved a 99.5 percent match rate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match. These students will go on to serve in healthcare systems across the country in a variety of specialties including family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine and pediatrics. The 2020 NRMP Match marked the first time osteopathic medicine students matched alongside their allopathic (MD) peers in a combined match. PCOM students were among the 90.7 percent of DO students nationwide that matched into residency programs in 38 specialties, according to the American Osteopathic Association.

PCOM Match

The NRMP is a private, non-profit organization that matches healthcare professionals to training programs through the use of a computerized mathematical algorithm designed to align applicant preferences with those of program directors. More than 40,000 applicants participated in the 2020 Main Residency Match.