Match Day 2019

Match day 2019

Reginald Lloyd and family

More than 650 medical students, their families and friends did more than kick up their heels at John T. Floore’s Country Store in Helotes on March 15 at Match Day. They jumped for joy, cried with relief and shouted with glee as each student opened an envelope and received a glimpse of the future.

This year, 202 students, representing 98 percent of the Class of 2019 in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, secured residency positions beginning July 1.

Residency locations include 42 percent training in Texas and 58 percent training outside of Texas. In San Antonio, 16 percent are training at the Long School of Medicine while 0.5 percent are at other locations in the city.

Ashley Joseph (left), Preeti Singhal

The 10 most popular specialties were: Internal Medicine (35 students), Emergency Medicine (23 students) Family Medicine (20 students), Psychiatry (17 students), Anesthesiology (16 students), Obstetrics and Gynecology (14 students), Pediatrics (11 students), Diagnostic Radiology (11 students), Surgery (11 students), and Orthopaedics (8 students).

Primary care careers are being pursued by 42 percent of the class. These residencies include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine/Pediatrics.

Chiamaka Amanchukwu
Jee Hoon Kim
Blake Seeker (from left), Class of 2020; Luke Seeker (matched, Class of 2019), and Paige Seeker, M.D. Class of 2018
Austin Enenmoh (from left), Shane Ali, Timothy Peterson, Jake Goldman

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In the 2019 issue of Future

Future is the official magazine of the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read and share inspiring stories highlighting our medical alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve.

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