Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

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December 2012

Submission deadline:
November 16, 2012

E-mail: bishopdl@upmc.edu

Recruitment of Residents, 20122013

Congratulations to the tremendous recruitment team this year, including the Office of Medical Education at both campuses and the faculty, chief residents, and housestaff 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;
D. Michael Elnicki, MD, interim track director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UPMC Shadyside; Alda 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 2,742 applicants, of whom 425 were interviewed, 405 were ranked, and 34 were matched.
  • The Preliminary Program had 627 applicants, of whom 87 were interviewed, 80 were ranked, and 7 were matched.
  • The International Scholars Program had 375 applicants, of whom 29 were interviewed and 6 were selected outside the match.
  • The Medicine-Pediatrics Training Program had 264 applicants, of whom 52 were interviewed, 48 were ranked, and 4 were matched.
  • The Transitional Year Program had 485 applicants, of whom 97 were interviewed, 79 were ranked, and 8 were matched.

At UPMC Shadyside:

  • The Categorical Program had 1,970 applicants, of whom 103 were interviewed, 85 were ranked, and 8 were matched.
  • The Transitional Year Program had 422 applicants, of whom 64 were interviewed, 64 were ranked, and 6 were matched.
  • The Osteopathic Internship Program had 85 applicants, of whom 28 were interviewed and 4 were matched.

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