The 2023 Emergency Medicine Match was an unprecedented year that took many of us in the education community by surprise. There were 132 (46%) EM residency programs with at least one unfilled PGY-1 position, and there were 554 (18.4%) overall unfilled EM positions. Dr. Sara Krzyzaniak (EM program director at Stanford) hosts this important episode with Dr. Michelle Lin (ALiEM/UCSF), reflecting on the whys, hows, and what nexts. Fortunately we have experts Dr. Abra Fant (Northwestern PD) and Dr. Richard Church (University of Massachusetts PD) to help us with a deeper dive and forecasting the future.
Episode 40: Reflections on 2023 Match
The Slide: How Competitive was the 2023 EM Match?
How Competitive Were Other Specialties in the 2023 Match?
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