Sanford School of Medicine School of Medicine

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Match Day 2012

Fourth-year medical students at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine learned where they will complete their residency training. Match Day ceremonies were recently held across the country, including in Rapid City, Sioux Falls and Yankton. Envelopes were handed to each student with their residency acceptance letters inside.  

The 2012 Sanford School of Medicine graduating class has 52 students. They chose 19 different specialties and will train in 24 different states.

Distribution Map  

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Specialites Chosen (By the Numbers)
  • Family Medicine: 6 {11.5%; National rate*** = 8.4%}
  • Internal Medicine: 4
  • IM/Primary: 1 IM/Psych: 1       
  • Pediatrics: 7
  • Total Primary Care: 19 {36.5%; National rate***= 39.4%}
  • Anesthesiology: 6 {3-C;2-M; 1-S}  
  • Dermatology: 1   {1=T} ER: 3
  • Neurol Surg: 1
  • Neurology: 2 {1-C;1-M}
  • Obstetrics/Gyn: 4
  • Ortho Surg: 1
  • Pathology: 1
  • Psychiatry: 4
  • Radiology-DX: 3 {2-T; 1-M}     
  • Surgery: 1      
  • Surgery Prelim: 2
  • Transitional: 1
  • Urology: 1 {1-S}