ASN Preliminary Analysis Released on AY 2020 Nephrology Match Data

By ASN Staff

December 5, 2019

The appointment year 2020 nephrology Match results report was release by ASN on December 4th. Composed by Kurtis Pivert, MS (Candidate) ASN Data Science Officer, the report that the results of the AY 2020 nephrology Match were exactly flat compared with AY 2019 according to preliminary data from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). A total of 291 candidates matched into one of 169 participating tracks, filling 62% of 469 offered positions. Only 41.4% of tracks and 62% of positions filled.neph match 2020.png

Among the key data points:

  • Matched International Medical Graduates (IMGs) were ▲4% year over year (YOY), extending a three-year increasing trend.
  • Just 69 US allopathic fellows matched in nephrology (▼14% over AY 2019) after Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) data indicated US MD candidates were ▼13%. Of note, US medical graduates (USMGs) entering internal medicine (IM) were ▼22% over the past 10 years, comprising just 41.5% of IM residents in 2019.
  • Training tracks and positions offered edged up over AY 2019 (▲4% and ▲2%, respectively) at the same time candidates were ▲2.39% YOY.
  • Matched osteopathic candidates were ▲18% YOY, although they still comprise a small proportion (15.5%) of matched fellows.

For more in-depth analysis, see the full report.

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The appointment year 2020 nephrology Match results report was release by ASN on December 4th. Composed by Kurtis Pivert, MS (Candidate) ASN Data Science Officer, the report that the results of the AY 2020 nephrology Match were exactly flat compared with AY 2019 according to preliminary data from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). A total of 291 candidates matched into one of 169 participating tracks, filling 62% of 469 offered positions. Only 41.4% of tracks and 62% of positions filled.neph match 2020.png

Among the key data points:

  • Matched International Medical Graduates (IMGs) were ▲4% year over year (YOY), extending a three-year increasing trend.
  • Just 69 US allopathic fellows matched in nephrology (▼14% over AY 2019) after Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) data indicated US MD candidates were ▼13%. Of note, US medical graduates (USMGs) entering internal medicine (IM) were ▼22% over the past 10 years, comprising just 41.5% of IM residents in 2019.
  • Training tracks and positions offered edged up over AY 2019 (▲4% and ▲2%, respectively) at the same time candidates were ▲2.39% YOY.
  • Matched osteopathic candidates were ▲18% YOY, although they still comprise a small proportion (15.5%) of matched fellows.

For more in-depth analysis, see the full report.

Date:
Thursday, December 5, 2019