Emergency Medicine

Core Career Advisors

  • USMLE Data
    USMLE Data
    UNR Med 2013 - 2019 U.S. Allopathic Seniors (2018)
    Step Matched Step Matched Unmatched
    Step 1 Mean  229 Step 1 Mean  233 220
    Step 2 Mean  245 Step 2 Mean  247 233
  • PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
    PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
     Criteria  UNR Med 25th 50th 75th
    # Matched Seniors 19 22 32 43
    % of Class 9.7 6.7 8.5 9.9
    Mean # of programs on rank order list 11.2 12.1 13 13.6
    Mean # of programs ranked in specialty 10.8 11.7 12.5 13.4
    Mean # of research experiences 1.4 2.1 2.4 2.9
    Mean # of volunteer experiences 7.7 5.8 6.9 7.9
    Mean Step 1 Score 229.6 229.3 232.6 236.2
    Mean Step 2 Score 245.1 242.9 246.2 248.8

    Charting Outcomes of the Match  | (3rd Party Document Download)

  • Outcomes of the 2019 Match
    Outcomes of the 2019 Match
     Year # Programs # Positions Offered # Unfilled Programs # U.S. Senior Applicants # Total Applicants % Filled US Seniors % Filled Total 
    PGY-1

    238 2488 15 1823 3048 65.00% 98.80%
  • Does Step 2 score influence rank?

    Yes

  • Should Applicants Do Away Rotations?

    Yes.

    Yes. Plan to do at least two Emergency Medicine rotations. The best time to do an away rotation is in August or September, though October is acceptable.

  • UNR Med Away Rotation Placements 2013-2019
    • Cook County
    • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    • Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY
    • John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County
    • John Peter Smith Hospital (Tarrant County Hospital District)
    • Kaiser Permanente Southern, CA
    • Kaweah Delta Healthcare
    • Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
    • Maine Medical Center
    • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
    • Naval Medical Center San Diego
    • Ohio Health Doctors Hospital
    • Oregon Health & Sciences University
    • Rush University
    • San Diego SOM
    • Stanford University
    • Texas A & M
    • University of Illinois – Peoria
    • University at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY  - (VSLO)
    •  University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia
    • University of Arizona College of Medicine
    • University of California, Davis
    • University of California, Irvine
    • University of California, LA - David Geffen School of Med
    •  University of California, San Francisco- Fresno
    • University of Colorado - Denver
    • University of Colorado- Aurora
    • University of Florida – Orlando
    • University of Florida College of Medicine
    • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    • University of Mississippi
    • University of Nebraska Med
    • University of New Mexico SOM
    • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    • University of Rochester
    • University of Southern CA- Keck SOM
    • University of Southern Florida-Morsani
    • University of Texas - San Antonio
    • University of Utah
    • University of Virginia
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    • University of Buffalo School of Medicine
    • Vanderbilt University SOM
    • Wake Forest SOM – NC
    • Weill Cornell Medical College
    • Western Michigan University SOM
    • Yale SOM
  • Application Strategies

    Research?

    • Emergency Medicine research experience is nice, but is not an absolute requirement.
    • Some research/scholarship is helpful for the University-based programs, but is optional in the Community-based programs.

    Personal Statement

    • Experiences that have informed your decision
    • Personality Charecteristics that will allow you to be a successful Emergency Medicine Phsyician
    • What you plan to do with your training                                           

    Letters of Recommendation

    • All students applying in Emergency Medicine receive a Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE) from their rotation. Students can expect that many programs will wait to see two SLOEs before offering an interview. It is ideal to have two SLOEs by October 1st. 
    • Three (3) letters are recommended with 2 from within the specialty.
    • Letters from community-based physicians and/or research are OK for a fourth letter.
    • A Chair’s letter is not required.

    Application Timing

    • Programs begin reviewing applicants in Late September
    • Programs begin offering Interviews Early to mid-October                                                              

    Interviews

    • July- Standardized Video Interview
    • Some programs begin interviewing October - November
    • December and January are the busiest months
  • Online Resources
  • Matched Programs

    2019

    • Denver Health Med Ctr-CO
    • U Washington Affil Hospitals
    • John Perter Smith Hospital TX
    • UC San Diego Med CTR-CAUC
    • Davis Med CTR-CAU Arizona COM Tucson
    • Penn State Hershey Med Ctr-PA
    • UNLV SOM

    2018

    • Icahn SOM at Mt. Sinai NY
    • Hofstra Northwell SOM-Staten Island
    • Kaweah Delta Health Care
    • Navy Medical Ctr - Portsmouth VA
    • Kaweah Delta Health Care
    • Rush University Med Ctr – IL
    • U Texas Medical School-Houston

    2017

    • Loma Linda University
    • Indiana University SOM
    • University of Nevada - Las Vegas
    • University of Nebraska Med Center
    • University of Kentucky Med Center    

    2016

    • UC San Francisco-Fresno
    • Kaweah Delta HealthCare-Visalia
    • University at Buffalo SOM
    • UNSOM – LV
    • Kaweah Delta HealthCare-Visalia
    • Loma Linda University
    • University of Utah
    • UC Davis Medical Center

    2015

    • UC Davis Med Ctr-CA
    • UC Davis Med Ctr-CA
    • UC Davis Med Ctr-CA
    • Sparrow Hospital-MI
    • Rhode Island Hosp/Brown Univ.
    • B I Deaconess Med Ctr-MA
    • University of Arizona Affil. Hosps.
    • University of Arizona Affil. Hosps.

    2014

    • University of Virginia
    • Indiana University, SOM
    • Allegheny General Hosp – PA
    • University of Arizona - Tucson                                                     

    2013

    • Eastern VA Med School
    • Western Michigan Univ SOM
    • Denver Health Med Ctr
    • University of Nevada Affiliated Hospitals - LV

    2012

    • University of Nevada Affiliated Hospitals – LV

    2011

    • U Nebraska Affil Hosps
    • U Kentucky Med Ctr
    • Case Western MetroHlth Med Ctr – OH
    • U Southern CA

    2010

    • UC Davis Med Ctr-CA
    • University of AZ-Tuscon
    • University of Kentucky Med Ctr