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William Rainey Harper’s Index

March matchness

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Pritzker School of Medicine students who opened Match Day envelopes March 15 to learn where they’d fulfill their residencies: 97

Percentage of the class matched with a residency program: 100

Number of states where Chicago students are bound: 21, plus DC

Students entering the most popular specialty, internal medicine: 21

Entering family medicine, primary medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, pediatric neurology, preliminary pediatrics, or physical medicine/rehabilitation: 1 each

Returning to the U of C for their preliminary and/or final residencies: 31

Heading to Yale–New Haven Hospital, which garnered the second-highest number of Chicago students: 7

Applause level when class copresident Sandra Indacochea announced that CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta would speak at graduation: off the charts

Dollars won by Deepa Rangachari in a collection for the last student to receive, in random order, a match envelope: 200

Average debt a Pritzker student carries into residency: $165,000