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Career Outcomes

Temple graduates secure impressive residencies, a fact often attributed to our school’s reputation for providing superior clinical training. Of recent graduating classes, the majority of seniors chose university hospitals or major affiliates of a university hospital for residencies.

Some 40% of Temple graduate pursue residencies in internal medicine, family medicine, or pediatrics, which can lead to primary care; since residents in internal medicine and in pediatrics may subspecialize, 21% of Temple graduates in the Class of 2017 are predicted to practice primary care. The remainder of our students select from the full range of specialties and subspecialties.

The geographical distribution of our graduates’ residencies is coast-to-coast and border-to-border. A summary of most recent residency match positions is included below for reference.

2017 Residency Match Results 

Top Specialities

  • 46 - Internal Medicine
  • 23 - Emergency Medicine
  • 19 - General Surgery
  • 19 - Medicine-Preliminary
  • 18 - Family Medicine
  • 15 - Pediatrics
  • 11 - Radiology-Diagnostic
  • 9 - Neurology
  • 8 - Psychiatry
  • 11 - Surgery-Preliminary

Download the complete residency match results sort by specialty (PDF)

Top Institutions

  • 24 - Temple University Hospital
  • 17 - Thomas Jefferson University
  • 11 - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • 9 - UCLA
  • 8 - St. Lukes University Hospital
  • 6 - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • 6 - Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • 5 - Harvard
  • 5 - Columbia/Cornell
  • 5 - Einstein Medical Center

Download the complete residency match results sorted by institution (PDF)