Author: Joshua Liao, MD


Editor-in-Chief

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


Class of 2015, Internal Medicine Residency, Brigham & Women’s Hospital



The Match Sets Medical Students in Search of Themselves

Medical students quickly become familiar with residency match (“the Match”). Almost every attending and resident physician has interesting stories about his or her experience. These factors have helped tether the Match in student consciousness. But behind the massive collection of coverage, opinion, anecdotal stories (and lore), we students sometimes miss what a unique way it is to find our first jobs as physicians.