Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

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Recruitment of Residents, 20112012

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

Congratulations to this year's tremendous recruitment team, including the staff of the Office of Medical Education at the Oakland and Shadyside campuses as well as the faculty, chief residents, and housestaff members who contributed to the recruitment effort.

Program leaders included Steven Shapiro, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine; John J. Reilly, Jr., MD, executive vice chair; Wishwa N. Kapoor, MD, MPH, vice chair for education; Shanta M. Zimmer, MD, director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UPMC Montefiore; Dario Torre, MD, MPH, PhD, track director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UPMC Shadyside; Alda Gonzaga, MD, MS, director of the Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Training Program at UPMC Montefiore; Julie McCausland, MD, MS, director of the Transitional Year Residency Program at UPMC Montefiore; Gary Tabas, MD, director of the Transitional Year Residency Program at UPMC Shadyside; and William Lamb, DO, director of the Osteopathic Internship Program at UPMC Shadyside.

At UPMC Montefiore:

  • The Categorical Program had 2307 applicants, of whom 459 were interviewed, 429 were ranked, and 34 were matched.
  • The Preliminary Program had 585 applicants, of whom 68 were interviewed, 76 were ranked, and 8 were matched.
  • The International Scholars Program had 491 applicants, of whom 43 were interviewed and 6 were selected outside the match.
  • The Medicine-Pediatrics Training Program had 206 applicants, of whom 57 were interviewed, 55 were ranked, and 4 were matched.
  • The Transitional Year Program had 474 applicants, of whom 86 were interviewed, 79 were ranked, and 8 were matched.

At UPMC Shadyside:

  • The Categorical Program had 1745 applicants, of whom 84 were interviewed, 56 were ranked, and 8 were matched.
  • The Transitional Year Program had 352 applicants, of whom 58 were interviewed, 57 were ranked, and 6 were matched.
  • The Osteopathic Internship Program had 59 applicants, of whom 20 were interviewed and 4 were matched.

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