Anesthesiology Residency

Anesthesiology residency in numbers

The number of anesthesiology positions increased by 22% over the past 5 years. Today 159 anesthesiology programs offer around 1500 PGY-1 positions and 57 programs offer around 300 PGY-2 positions. It's about 4% of all residency positions. Most of the matched applicants are US MDs - 70%. Also, 20% DOs and just 10% IMGs. The proportion is stable over the past years. Around 100% of positions are filled during the main match and near nothing left for the SOAP. Mean Step1/Step2 scores of matched US MDs are 234/246 respectively. Mean Step1/Step2 CMPLEX1/2 scores of matched DOs are 233/243 590/625 respectively. Mean Step1/Step2 scores of matched US/Non-US IMGs are 232/239, 236/242 respectively. Anesthesiology is enough competitive specialty with a high percent of matched US MDs, relatively high mean scores of matched candidates, and 89%,78%,50% match rates for US MDs, DOs, and IMGs respectively.

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Number of PGY-1 Anesthesiology positions by state

Number of Anesthesiology positions by state based on PGY-1 main residency Match

Percent MDs, DOs and IMGs filled PGY-1 during the main residency Match

Percent of PGY-1 Anesthesiology MDs, DOs and IMGs by year

Anesthesiology PGY-1 main residency Match statistics

Year Positions Filled(%) MD DO IMGs
2021 1460 99.8 1062 (72 %) 268 (18 %) 116 (7 %)
2020 1370 99.9 961 (70 %) 262 (19 %) 136 (9 %)
2019 1322 98.4 914 (69 %) 248 (18 %) 139 (10 %)
2018 1253 97.8 894 (71 %) 206 (16 %) 126 (10 %)
2017 1202 95.3 823 (68 %) 164 (13 %) 159 (13 %)

Number of PGY-2 Anesthesiology positions by state

Anesthesiology residency positions

  1. New York (47)
  2. California (41)
  3. Maryland (32)
  4. Massachusetts (31)
  5. New Jersey (25)
  6. Florida (23)
  7. Indiana (23)
  8. Pennsylvania (22)
  9. Illinois (17)
  10. Colorado (12)
  11. Rhode Island (12)
  12. Arizona (12)
  13. Minnesota (6)
  14. Michigan (6)
  15. Utah (4)
  16. Connecticut (4)
  17. Washington (4)
  18. Ohio (4)
  19. District of Columbia (3)
  20. Virginia (2)
  21. North Carolina (2)
  22. Nebraska (2)
  23. Georgia (2)
  24. Texas (1)
  25. Missouri (1)
  26. New Mexico (1)
Number of Anesthesiology positions by state based on PGY-2 main residency Match

Percent MDs, DOs and IMGs filled PGY-2 during the main residency Match

Percent of PGY-2 Anesthesiology MDs, DOs and IMGs by year

Anesthesiology PGY-2 main residency Match statistics

Year Positions Filled(%) MD DO IMGs
2021 339 100.0 236 (69 %) 69 (20 %) 29 (8 %)
2020 398 99.5 276 (69 %) 65 (16 %) 50 (12 %)
2019 425 98.1 264 (62 %) 96 (22 %) 57 (13 %)
2018 447 98.9 267 (59 %) 75 (16 %) 99 (22 %)
2017 441 93.9 256 (58 %) 63 (14 %) 95 (21 %)

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