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Match Day 2021

Match Day 2021
Date: Tuesday, March 9, 2021

And they're matched!

Another Match Day tradition for the UI Carver College of Medicine is in the record books. 132 students participated in the NRMP Match with 27% training in Iowa. Here’s how they matched.


41% Primary Care Training

14% Family Medicine

14% Internal Medicine

10% Pediatrics

3% Obstetrics and Gynecology

Top 5 States

  1. Iowa
  2. Texas
  3. California
  4. Illinois
  5. Minnesota and Wisconsin (tie)

Top 5 Specialties

  1. Internal Medicine
  2. Family Medicine
  3. Pediatrics
  4. Emergency Medicine
  5. General Surgery and Anesthesiology (tie)

Video: Match Day Sights and Sounds

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Student Spotlights

Sophia Williams-Perez, thumbnailSophie Williams-Perez: Student Body President

“One of my primary goals involves becoming an academic surgeon with the hope of pursuing roles in medical education, research, and mentorship.”

Brandon and Nathaniel Johnson square thumbnailBrandon and Nathaniel Johnson always knew they wanted to become doctors

“Iowa twins want to pursue a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.”

Destinee Gwee, thumbnailDestinee Gwee is perfectly suited for emergency medicine

“I would love to continue to explore how I can advocate for better social medicine, whether that’s through advocacy, policy, or outreach.”