Pediatrics

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  • USMLE Data
    USMLE Data
    UNR Med 2013 - 2019 U.S. Allopathic Seniors (2018)
    Step Matched Step Matched Unmatched
    Step 1 Mean  227 Step 1 Mean  227 209
    Step 2 Mean  244 Step 2 Mean  243 222
  • PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
    PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
     Criteria  UNR Med 25th 50th 75th
    # Matched Seniors 14 25 39 49
    % of Class 7.2 8.4 9.7 11.3
    Mean # of programs on rank order list 10.9 11.2 12.3 13.2
    Mean # of programs ranked in specialty 10.6 10.5 11.3 12.4
    Mean # of research experiences 2 2.1 2.6 3.1
    Mean # of volunteer experiences 7.2 6.8 7.8 8.8
    Mean Step 1 Score 227.2 222.9 227.7 231.4
    Mean Step 2 Score 246.6 239.7 243.2 246.6

    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
    Categorical
    220 2847 29 1901 3638 60.20% 97.60%
    PGY-1
    Prelim
    21 24 4 100 153 50.00% 75.00%
  • Does Step 2 score influence rank?

    Program dependent

  • Should Applicants Do Away Rotations?

    Away rotation are not necessary unless you are stongly interesting in a program or location. However, these experiences can be very beneficial and you should be prepared to perform at an exceptional level.

  • UNR Med Away Rotation Placements 2013-2019
    • Baylor COM
    • Central Michigan University COM
    • Dell Medical School at the University of Texas Austin
    • Kaiser Permanente Northern CA
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
    • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
    • Oregon Health & Science University
    • Stanford
    • The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
    • University of Arizona
    • University of California, San Diego
    • University of California, Davis
    • University of California, Irvine
    • University of California, LA David Geffen SOM
    • University of California, San Francisco- Benioff Children’s Hospital
    • University of Colorado
    • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Med
    • University of Utah
    • University of Washington School of Medicine
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Wright State University Boonshoft SOM
  • Application Strategies

    Research

    • Some research/scholarly work is helpful for academic/larger University programs.                                                         

    Personal Statement

    • Focus on a description of yourself outside ow what is on your CV.
    • Emphasize outside activities reflective of a committment to community health issues if applicable
    • Explain gaps in training or other 'red-flags'                                                                 

    Letters of Recommendation

    • 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 generally not required.
    • Applicants should ask any physician with a good sense of the applicant’s strengths, and personal knowledge

    Application Timing

    • Programs begin reviewing applicants in mid-September
    • Programs begin offering Interviews October 1st

    Interviews

    • Program interviews are from October – January.
  • Online Resources
  • Matched Programs

    2019

    • Med College Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals                          
    • Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai-NY
    • U Arizona COM at Tucson
    • UC San Diego Med Ctr-CA
    • Medical College of Georgia
    • U Utah Affil Hospitals

    2018

    • University of FL COM - Shands Hospital
    • Cincinnati Children's Hospital - OH
    • Navy Medical Center-Portsmouth VA
    • Kaiser Permanente-Oakland CA
    • University of Nevada SOM - LV
    • University of Arizona - Tucson
    • UCLA Medical Center

    2017 

    • University of Nevada Affil Hospital-LV
    • Phoenix Children's Hospital-AZ
    • University of Washington

    2016

    • UC San Diego Medical Center
    • University of Utah Affil Hospitals              
    • University of Washington-Affil Hospitals                
    • Loma Linda University

    2014

    • Indiana University SOM
    • Mayo Clinic – MN
    • Children's Hospital-Oakland
    • Children's Hospital-Oakland

    2013

    • Cincinnati Children's Hospital-Ohio
    • University of Louisville KY
    • Children's Hospital-Oakland
    • USC
    • University of Utah

    2012

    • University of Nevada LV
    • Ohio State University - Columbus     
    • UC San Francisco-Fresno                 
    • University of Washington-Seattle
    • UC Irvine Medical Center-Orange CA

    2011

    • OHSU
    • UC Davis Medical Center
    • UC Irvine Medical Center
    • UC Davis Medical Center