IOWA CITY, IOWA (March 21, 2023) — The University of Iowa Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine had 152 senior medical students participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) in 2023.

Among this year's class, 39% (sixty students) chose primary-care specialties, which include family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology. There were nineteen matches in internal medicine, eighteen in family medicine programs, eighteen in pediatrics, and five in obstetrics and gynecology.

Among this year's graduates, 45 will remain in Iowa for their first year of postgraduate training, and 31 of these 45 students will train next year at UI Hospitals and Clinics.

Geographically, the most popular state after Iowa for first-year training was California, with fourteen graduating students receiving their residency training there. Minnesota (ten), Illinois (seven), and Wisconsin (seven) round out the top five states that will receive Iowa graduating students.

This year's match results, including individual results by name, state, and specialty, are available HERE.

Kaylie Duit of Davenport, IA [Match institution: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA; Specialty: Family Medicine]

Michael Garneau of Bettendorf, IA [Match institution: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery]

Tyler Klenske of Davenport, IA [Match institution: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, SD; Specialty: Family Medicine]

Kayla Kruse of Bettendorf, IA [Match institution: University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, KS; Specialty: Medicine]

Joseph Mueller of Davenport, IA [Match institution: University of California San Francisco, Fresno, CA; Specialty: Emergency Medicine]

Blain Samuelson of Davenport, IA [Match institution: Genesis Health System, Davenport, IA; Specialty: Family Medicine]

Eric Solis of Hampton, IL [Match institution: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA; Specialty: Anesthesiology]

About the University of Iowa

As a top global university, Iowa is the ideal destination for learning, discovery, and innovation. We bring art and science together to create a truly unique interdisciplinary education. With over 200 areas of study to choose from, students are encouraged to mix and match majors, minors, and certificates to earn a degree that reflects their unique interests.

From inside our world-class medical center to the most prestigious creative-writing program in the US, students have access to quality academic support and are equipped with the tools they need to stand out in a competitive workforce. Our 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio allows students to work directly with experts in their field while earning valuable, practical skills.

Our campus seamlessly blends into the heart of downtown Iowa City, making it easy to access academic resources and belong to a larger, welcoming community. With over 500 student organizations, clubs, and communities on campus, and countless in-town events scheduled throughout the year, Iowa makes it easy to build a network of friendships and connections that last a lifetime.

To learn more about the University of Iowa, click HERE.

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