News Release

March 18, 2004

Contact: Jane Shaskan, 860-679-4777

Consistently Ahead of National Average UConn Students Get Match Day Results

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Match Day was a big success for the students at the UConn Medical School as 98.4 percent of those seeking residencies were matched with a program. The national match this year was 92.9 percent.

Today, at 12:05 this afternoon, 67 medical students, along with their peers across the country in the Class of 2004, learned the location of their medical residency program.

Primary care residency programs accounted for 48 percent of the students, while 52 percent were in other specialties, from anesthesiology to urology. Most, 24, will stay in Connecticut to complete their residencies, while others will be attending programs at institutions such as Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Brown, Georgetown, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Rush University Medical Center, Mt. Sinai in New York, Duke, Yale, Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center, among others.

“Year after year, we continue to be extremely proud of our medical students,” said Dr. Anthony Voytovich, associate dean for Medical Student Affairs. “It reinforces our confidence in the outstanding medical education we offer here at UConn.”

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