WSU medical school students found out where they’ll train on ‘match day’

Around 108 students at Wright State University’s Boonshoft School of Medicine learned Friday where will spend the next three to five years in training.

“Match Day” as its refered to, is a nationwide event where medical school students discover where they will pursue their residency training after receiving their degrees, according to WSU.

In 2018, more than 44,000 applicants vied for more than 33,000 residency positions at institutions nationwide and this year’s event was expected to be even larger.

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Wright State students will be completing their training in Dayton and at other institutions across Ohio and the country, including Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals, the Cleveland Clinic, Emory University and Wake Forest University, among others, according to WSU.

More than 44 percent of the Wright State graduates will remain in Ohio during their residency and 14 percent will remain in Dayton. Around45 percent will enter a primary care field of medicine, according to the university.

A complete list of where students will be training is listed on Wright State's website.


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