Charting Outcomes in the Match Characteristics of Applicants who Match to Their Preferred Specialty in the 2016 Main Residency Match: U.S. Osteopathic Medical Students and Graduates

This biennial report highlights the characteristics of students and graduates that contribute to a program’s overall assessment of an applicant. Ten to twelve measures are examined in the reports, including the number of contiguous ranks in preferred specialty, the number of distinct specialties ranked, COMLEX-USA® Level 1 and Level 2-CE scores, and the numbers of research experiences, publications, and work and volunteer experiences.