JOHNSON CITY (March 15, 2019) – The Class of 2019 at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine will begin residency training programs on July 1. Joining medical students across the country, Quillen students received the results of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) shortly before 1 p.m. today.
The NRMP pairs graduating medical students with residency programs throughout the country. The Class of 2019 enjoyed a successful match rate, with 95 percent of the class securing residency training positions in 17 different specialties/sub-specialties at 41 residency sites throughout the United States.
Twenty students will continue their training at institutions in Tennessee, and an additional 17 students will train at institutions in the Southeast. Five members of the Class of 2019 will remain at Quillen College of Medicine for their residencies.
More than one third of the Class of 2019 will enter primary care (family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine and obstetrics/gynecology) and seven students will enter emergency medicine.
A number of students matched to highly competitive specialty programs including anesthesiology (4), orthopedic surgery (3), ophthalmology (2), otolaryngology (1), neurology (1), diagnostic radiology (1) and urology (1).
Five students will complete their residency training through military service.
Members of the Class of 2019 will attend residency at institutions across the country, including ETSU, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Emory University, Harvard, Loyola, Mayo Clinics, University of Alabama, University of North Carolina, University of Kentucky, University of Tennessee, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and Yale.The Quillen College of Medicine Residency Programs also enjoyed a highly successful match.