Primary Care Reaches Record Incoming Class in 2024 Match

There were a record number of primary care positions offered in the 2024 Match, with a 92.9% fill rate for the specialties this year, according to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).This month’s Match figures showed 4,595 medical students and graduates matching into family medicine residency programs; there were 5,231 slots this year, or 124 more than in 2023. There was a total of 19,423 primary care positions, or 46.8% of all positions offered in the Match, comprising family medicine, internal medicine, internal medicine-pediatrics, and pediatrics, according to NRMP.