Psychiatry residency in numbers
The number of Psychiatry positions increased by 27% past 5 years. Around 300 programs offer 1907 positions. It is 5.5% of all available residency positions.
The proportion of matched US MDs, DOs, and IMGs (around 63%, 19%, 18% respectively) is stable over the past years.
Mean USMLE Step 1 score of matched applicants equals 227 for US MDs, 225(527 COMPLEX 1) for DOs, and 213/225 for US/non-US IMGs.
Mean USMLE Step 2 score of matched applicants equals 241 for US MDs, 238(555 COMPLEX 1) for DOs, and 226/235 for US/non-US IMGs.
99% of residency positions are filled during the main match. Psychiatry residency positions were filled by around 6.5% of all matched US MDs, 5% of all matched DOs, and 4% of matched IMGs.
Psychiatry is the top choice for many qualified applicants.