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Medical Education Program Receives 100 Percent Match for Seventh Consecutive Year

An IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Release

—Every spring, thousands graduating medical school students rip open an envelope to find out where they will do their residencies and spend the first several years of their careers as doctors. Recruitment season can be as stressful for the residency programs as it is for the applicants, both searching for the perfect match.

For the seventh consecutive year, the Medical Education Residency program at Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital completed a 100 percent match by filling all 28 positions from 5,336 applicants.

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Medical Education Residents, 2016-17 Academic Year:

                                    First Year      
Family Medicine         10
Internal Medicine        10
Transitional Year         8                     

“Finding the ideal candidate takes an extraordinary amount of effort from our program directors. The best contribution we can make as educators is to provide the system with the highest quality graduates—competent and compassionate practicing physicians who are active in our community,” said J. Matthew Neal, MD, MBA, Executive Medical Director, Academic Affairs, IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. “Completing a 100 percent match for the seventh year in a row really shows the quality of our program, along with a reputation that continues to attract applicants from all across the country.”

New residents in all three disciplines will begin seeing patients in their various areas for the 2016-17 Academic Year beginning July 1, 2016.

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