Mount Sinai School of Medicine Class of 2009 Matched to Top Programs Nationwide

All Mount Sinai graduating students seeking a residency position for July 2009 were successfully placed. Matching institutions included Yale-New Haven Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

New York, NY
 – March 19, 2009 /Press Release/  –– 

Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Class of 2009 celebrated Match Day, along with thousands of other prospective residents around the country. At noon, Mount Sinai’s medical school seniors opened their envelopes and learned where they will spend their futures. Of Mount Sinai’s graduating students, 100% desiring a residency position for July 2009 were successfully placed.

The most popular fields for this year’s Match Day were Medicine, General Surgery and the Surgical Sub-specialties, Anesthesia, followed by Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Thirty seven percent of the future graduates matched in Primary Care Specialties. Mount Sinai’s medical school seniors were matched to top institutions including Mount Sinai, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

"We are very proud that our students will continue their training in many of the leading programs in their specific fields around the country," said Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at The Mount Sinai Medical Center.

The Class of 2009 will assume 38 positions in either preliminary or categorical programs at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Those positions are in fields such as Anesthesiology, Pediatrics-Primary Care and Medicine. "In addition to our students matching both here and at top institutions, we are also attracting the best and the brightest medical school seniors from around the country, thanks to our extraordinary faculty and breakthrough programs," said Dr. Charney.

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) reports that this was the largest Match Day in history, with 15,638 US medical school seniors having participated nationwide.

About The Mount Sinai Medical Center
The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals. Founded in 1852, Mount Sinai today is a 1,171-bed tertiary-care teaching facility that is internationally acclaimed for excellence in clinical care. Last year, nearly 50,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients, and there were nearly 450,000 outpatient visits to the Medical Center.

Mount Sinai School of Medicine is internationally recognized as a leader in groundbreaking clinical and basic-science research, as well as having an innovative approach to medical education. With a faculty of more than 3,400 in 38 clinical and basic science departments and centers, Mount Sinai ranks among the top 20 medical schools in receipt of National Institute of Health (NIH) grants.