Outcome Data

RMED Student Career Specialty and Geographic Choices

Specialty Choice of RMED Students: 1989-2013
Specialty No. Students Percent
Family Medicine 113 55
Internal Medicine 13 6
Internal Medicine Subspecialty 3 1
Geriatrics 2 1
Pediatrics 19 9
Pediatric Subspecialty 1 <1
Psychiatry 11 5
Ob/Gyn 5 2
Emergency Medicine 11 5
Surgery 9 4
Orthopedic Surgery 3 1
Other Surgery Supspecialty 3 1
Radiology 4 2
Ophthalmology 1 <1
Neurology 1 <1
Occupational Medicine 1 <1
Preventive Medicine 1 <1
Anesthesiology 3 1
Radiation Oncology 1 <1
Clinical Pharmacology 1 <1
Pathology 1 <1

Although the RMED program continues to attract students interested in a career in Family Medicine, a number of students have found that the program supports their interest in other specialties.

Over the years the proportion of students entering Family Practice residency programs has consistently remained above 50%. The remaining 45% are distributed among eleven different medical specialties.