Medical Education Program Receives 100 Percent Match for Sixth Consecutive Year

Dr Johnston with staff

Medical Education recruitment season can be a stressful time for residency programs as well as applicants trying to find the perfect match. Thousands of applicants apply for only a select number of available positions.

For the sixth consecutive year, the Medical Education Residency program at Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital completed a 100 percent match by filling all 28 positions out of 3,260 applicants. This is the largest number of applicants in the history of the IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Medical Education programs.

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Medical Education Residents, 2015-16 Academic Year:

First Year

Family Medicine         10

Internal Medicine        8

Transitional Year        10

“Our program directors have done a great job year after year in devoting their time and efforts into selecting an ideal mix of new residents,” said J. Matthew Neal, MD, MBA, Executive Medical Director, Academic Affairs, IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. “Having 100 percent match for six years in a row is incredible, which shows we have a reputation that speaks for itself in attracting a national pool of candidates.”

New residents in all three disciplines will begin seeing patients in their various areas for the 2015-16 Academic Year beginning July 1, 2015.