Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Match* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) Or, the World According  to JoMo Jon B. Morr...
The Process <ul><li>Class Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>One on One Meetings for Career Counseling (i.e., JoMo Reality Therapy)...
What is the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)? <ul><li>Evaluation versus Recommendation </li></ul>
Anatomy of the MSPE <ul><li>Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Unique Characteristics  (250 words maximum) </li></u...
MSPE Bottom Line Distribution - 1% 4% 43% 27% 20% 5% Class of 2009 - 4% 4% 46% 19% 22% 4% Class of 2008 1% 3.3% 4% 37% 18%...
90% 17% 0% 33% 33% 17% 67% 33% 50% P   67% 83% 67% 67% 67% 33% 50% 50% HP 10% 17% 17% 0% 0% 17% 0% 17% 0% H Very Good to E...
Residency Match Data 6 couples 3 1 143/151=95% 148 151 2009 138/147 =94% Matching at University Program 8 Total not enteri...
Specialty Selection 3.4  .6% 5 Emergency Medicine 2.7  .7% 4 Family Practice  3.4  .3% 5 Dermatology 4.1  .5% 6 Ophthalmol...
Specialty Selection  Cont. 2.0  1.3% 2 Otolaryngology 2.0  -   - 3 Radiation Oncology 0  .7% 0 Physical Medicine and Rehab...
Matching at Penn, 2010 % of Students Matching Number of Students .7 1 Scheie 4.1 13 CHOP 27.2 40 HUP 36.7   (  2.9%) 54 To...
Matching at Harvard, 2010 12 Massachusetts General 4 Children’s Hospital Boston 1 Beth Israel/Deaconess 3 Brigham and  Wom...
Matches at Other Premier Institutions for the Class of 2010 3 NYP Hospital  Columbia Presbyterian 3 University of Californ...
Specialty Trends 22.5% 41.5% 2010 22.5% 40.4% 2009 Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties  ( General Surgery, Neurosurgery, O...
Career Choices <ul><li>8 students did not match in the specialties of their choice:  Dermatology, Medicine Prelim Year, Ne...
Why Some Don’t Match <ul><li>Applied to inadequate number of programs </li></ul><ul><li>Disconnect between academic record...
The Rules of Engagement <ul><li>The Match is a mathematical marvel that is fair but not altruistic </li></ul><ul><li>The s...
What You Need to Do <ul><li>Unique Characteristics Paragraphs   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit to Erin by  July 1 st   </li>...
What You Need to Do <ul><li>Personal Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Solicit Letters of Recommendation  </li></ul><ul><li>MyER...
 
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  1. 1. Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Match* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) Or, the World According to JoMo Jon B. Morris, M.D. Associate Dean for Student Affairs Professor of Surgery
  2. 2. The Process <ul><li>Class Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>One on One Meetings for Career Counseling (i.e., JoMo Reality Therapy) </li></ul><ul><li>Draft the MSPE </li></ul><ul><li>The Deans Letter Committee * </li></ul><ul><li>MSPE Launched on November 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy Telephone Calls** </li></ul><ul><li>*Students Review MSPE for Grade Accuracy Only </li></ul><ul><li>**Department of Medicine – Advocacy Calls and Departmental Letter </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)? <ul><li>Evaluation versus Recommendation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Anatomy of the MSPE <ul><li>Identifying Information </li></ul><ul><li>Unique Characteristics (250 words maximum) </li></ul><ul><li>Academic History ( matriculation, graduation, combined degree, repeat/remediate, adverse actions, gaps, leaves of absence ) </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Progress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preclinical Basic Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Core Clinical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Summary Paragraph </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MD/PhD Summary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialty Specific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bottom Line </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Appendices ( Module 2 and Module 4 bar graph ) </li></ul>
  5. 5. MSPE Bottom Line Distribution - 1% 4% 43% 27% 20% 5% Class of 2009 - 4% 4% 46% 19% 22% 4% Class of 2008 1% 3.3% 4% 37% 18% 38% 4% Class of 2007 - - 5% 46% 19% 27% 3% Class of 2010 -   9% 5%   44%   21%   17%   4% Class of 2006 Good   Very Good Very Good to Excellent Excellent Excellent to Outstanding Outstanding Top of the Class  
  6. 6. 90% 17% 0% 33% 33% 17% 67% 33% 50% P   67% 83% 67% 67% 67% 33% 50% 50% HP 10% 17% 17% 0% 0% 17% 0% 17% 0% H Very Good to Excellent 78% 1% 3% 1% 6% 7% 6% 16% P   63% 86% 89% 84% 60% 87% 69% 60% HP 22% 36% 11% 10% 10% 40% 6% 26% 24% H Excellent 53%       3% 7% 3% P   7% 41% 52% 59% 52% 66% 62% 59% HP 48% 93% 59% 48% 41% 48% 31% 31% 38% H Excellent to Outstanding 40%               P   7% 24% 22% 20% 15% 27% 32% 54% HP 60% 93% 76% 78% 80% 85% 73% 68% 46% H Outstanding                 P                 HP 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% H Top of Class Mod 2 Surgery Psych Peds OBGYN Neurology Medicine Fam Med Emerg Med Grade MSPE Rating
  7. 7. Residency Match Data 6 couples 3 1 143/151=95% 148 151 2009 138/147 =94% Matching at University Program 8 Total not entering residency 6 couples 2 147 155 2010 Couples Match Total unmatched Total residency placements Total graduates
  8. 8. Specialty Selection 3.4 .6% 5 Emergency Medicine 2.7 .7% 4 Family Practice 3.4 .3% 5 Dermatology 4.1 .5% 6 Ophthalmology 4.8 .8% 7 Radiology 5.4 .6% 8 Psychiatry 9.5 4.2% 14 General Surgery 4.1 2.8% 6 Pathology 3.4 .1% 5 Neurology 2.7 1.4% 4 Orthopaedic Surgery 15.0 5.1% 22 Pediatrics 8.0 2.1 % 12 Anesthesiology 23.1 5.4% 34 Internal Medicine % of those Matching Number of Students Specialty
  9. 9. Specialty Selection Cont. 2.0 1.3% 2 Otolaryngology 2.0 - - 3 Radiation Oncology 0 .7% 0 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1.4 .1% 2 Neurosurgery 2.0 - - 3 Oral Maxillo Facial Surgery .7 .6% 1 Urology .7 .7% 1 Internal Medicine/Pediatrics .7 1.9% 1 Plastic Surgery 1.4 .1% 2 Obstetrics and Gynecology 147 Total % of those Matching Number of Students Specialty
  10. 10. Matching at Penn, 2010 % of Students Matching Number of Students .7 1 Scheie 4.1 13 CHOP 27.2 40 HUP 36.7 ( 2.9%) 54 Total
  11. 11. Matching at Harvard, 2010 12 Massachusetts General 4 Children’s Hospital Boston 1 Beth Israel/Deaconess 3 Brigham and Women’s 20 = 13.6% Total
  12. 12. Matches at Other Premier Institutions for the Class of 2010 3 NYP Hospital Columbia Presbyterian 3 University of California San Francisco (UCSF) 2 Stanford Number of Students Matched Institution 1 University of Michigan 1 Johns Hopkins 2 University of Washington 4 Yale 5 NYP Hospital Weill Cornell 6 NYU 6 Duke
  13. 13. Specialty Trends 22.5% 41.5% 2010 22.5% 40.4% 2009 Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties ( General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, OMF, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Plastics, Urology) Primary Care (Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Medicine/Pediatrics) 43.1% 41.1% 23.1% 17.2% 2008 2007
  14. 14. Career Choices <ul><li>8 students did not match in the specialties of their choice: Dermatology, Medicine Prelim Year, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and General Surgery.    </li></ul><ul><li>8 students did not enter the match </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 will do independent business consultation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 will conduct post-doctoral research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 will work for the U.S. Government </li></ul></ul><ul><li>60 students were here for more than 4 years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>22 students took additional time for other studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>22 students earned PhD degrees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  6 earned MBA degrees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  5 earned MPH degrees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  3 earned MBE degrees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  2 earned MTR degrees </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Why Some Don’t Match <ul><li>Applied to inadequate number of programs </li></ul><ul><li>Disconnect between academic record and career choice </li></ul><ul><li>Interview Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Bad luck </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Rules of Engagement <ul><li>The Match is a mathematical marvel that is fair but not altruistic </li></ul><ul><li>The student and PD always want their top choice(s) = conflicting agendas = irregular behavior </li></ul><ul><li>The PENN MED imprimatur is critical but in and of itself not sufficient to close the deal </li></ul><ul><li>Impossible is Nothing </li></ul>
  17. 17. What You Need to Do <ul><li>Unique Characteristics Paragraphs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit to Erin by July 1 st </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Four Reasons for going into your specialty/specialties </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit to Erin by Aug. 1 st </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meet with JoMo before Sept. 1 st </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday and Friday mornings, 7:00am-11:30am </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call Erin at 215-898-7190, or email [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YOU MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT BEFORE MAY 15, 2010! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No JoMo = No MSPE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember Early Match Programs - Ophthalmology, Pediatric Neurology, Urology </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. What You Need to Do <ul><li>Personal Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Solicit Letters of Recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>MyERAS opens; students may begin working on application – July 1 st </li></ul><ul><li>ERAS Opens to Programs – Sept. 1 st </li></ul>

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