compared with 2017, according to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
Ob.gyn. brought 1,336 first-year positions to the Match Day party this year and filled 78.7% of them with U.S. graduates. The overall fill rate of 99.6% is actually down from last year, when the specialty managed to fill all 1,288 positions offered. For all specialties, U.S. graduates filled 58.7% of the record-high 30,232 available spots, and the overall fill rate was 96.1%, the NRMP said in its 2018 Main Residency Match report.