Pediatrics continued to be a popular specialty choice in the 2018 Match, filling 97.6% of all offered positions. Categorical pediatrics filled 97.9% of all positions. Internal medicine-pediatrics filled 98.7% of all offered positions.
"This is one of the most exciting days of the year for pediatrics and a day the AAP family and I enjoy welcoming the newest future pediatricians and members," said AAP CEO/Executive Vice President Karen Remley, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., FAAP. "The future continues to be bright for pediatrics, as evidenced by the high fill rate for our specialty."