Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

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August 2014

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July 18, 2014

E-mail: bishopdl@upmc.edu

Recruitment 2014-2015

Congratulations to this year's tremendous residency recruitment team, including the Office of Medical Education personnel and the faculty, chief residents, and housestaff members who contributed to the recruitment effort.

Program leaders included John J. Reilly, Jr., MD, chair of the Department of Medicine; Wishwa Kapoor, MD, MPH, vice chair for education; Shanta Zimmer, MD, director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UPMC Montefiore; Thomas Grau, MD, director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UPMC Shadyside; Alda Maria Gonzaga, MD, MS, director of the Medicine-Pediatrics Training Program at UPMC Montefiore; Julie McCausland, MD, MS, director of the Transitional Year Program at UPMC Montefiore; Gary Tabas, MD, director of the Transitional Year Program at UPMC Shadyside; and William Lamb, DO, director of the Osteopathic Internship Program at UPMC Shadyside.

We are especially grateful for the team effort that took place to make this one of the most successful recruitment seasons ever.

At UPMC Montefiore:

  • The Categorical Program had 3,840 applicants, of whom 357 were interviewed, 343 were ranked, and 35 were matched.
  • The International Scholars Track had 700 applicants, of whom 36 were interviewed, 15 were ranked, and 5 were matched.
  • The Medicine-Pediatrics Training Program had 282 applicants, of whom 54 were interviewed, 44 were ranked, and 4 were matched.
  • The Preliminary Program had 856 applicants, of whom 140 were interviewed, 130 were ranked, and 7 were matched.
  • The Transitional Year Program had 605 applicants, of whom 189 were interviewed, 117 were ranked, and 7 were matched. Participated in SOAP this year for 1 position, which was successful in the first round.

At UPMC Shadyside:

  • The Categorical Program had 2,552 applicants, of whom 100 were interviewed, 83 were ranked, and 8 were matched.
  • The Osteopathic Internship Program had 91 applicants, of whom 34 were interviewed, 26 were ranked and 4 were matched.
  • The Transitional Year Program had 518 applicants, of whom 63 were interviewed, 59 were ranked, and 6 were matched.