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2012 APPIC Match - Phase I
Statistics for Applicants from Canadian Schools and Programs in Canada

February 24, 2012


The number of applicants from Canadian schools who registered for the APPIC Match this year increased by 34 (19%) to 213, while the number of positions in Canada increased by 18 (14%) to 150. A total of 133 applicants from Canadian schools were matched to an internship position, while 50 applicants were not matched and another 30 withdrew from Phase I or did not submit a Rank Order List. Nine positions in Canada remained unfilled from Phase I.

Four years ago, in the 2008 APPIC Match, the number of internship positions available in Canada (127) exceeded the number of applicants from Canadian schools (120) who registered for the Match. Since that time, the number of registered applicants from Canadian schools increased by 78% (120 to 213) while the number of internship positions in Canadian programs increased by 18% (127 to 150).

Here are the changes in numbers of applicants from Canadian schools and positions in Canada as compared to the 2011 APPIC Match:

Applicants: Registered for the Match
+34
  (+19%)
  Withdrew or did not submit ranks
+12
  (+67%)
  Matched
+10
  (+8%)
  Unmatched
+12
  (+32%)
   

   
Positions: Offered in the Match
+18
  (+14%)
  Filled
+22
  (+18%)
  Unfilled
-4
  (-31%)


Following is an four year comparison of the 2008 and 2012 Match statistics for applicants from Canadian schools and programs in Canada:

 
2008
2012
4-YEAR CHANGE
Participating Sites
34
39
+5  (+15%)
Positions Offered
127
150
+23  (+18%)
Positions Filled
104
141
+37  (+36%)
Positions Unfilled
23
9
-14  (-61%)
 



Registered Applicants
120
213
+93 (+78%)
Withdrawn Applicants
9
30
+21  (+233%)
Matched Applicants
93
133
+40  (+43%)
Unmatched Applicants
18
50
+32  (+178%)


APPLICANTS FROM CANADIAN SCHOOLS

PARTICIPATION IN PHASE I
Applicants Registered in the Match
213
Applicants Who Withdrew or Did Not Submit Ranks
30
Applicants Participating in the Match
(includes 0 individuals who participated in the Match as a "couple")
183

MATCH RESULTS IN PHASE I
Applicants Matched
133
(73%)
To Canadian Programs = 126 (95%)


To U.S. Programs = 7 ( 5%)


Participating Applicants Not Matched
50
(27%)

RANKINGS IN PHASE I
Average Number of Rankings Submitted Per Applicant:
Matched Applicants
6.7
Unmatched Applicants
3.4
Overall
5.8


INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS IN CANADA

PARTICIPATION IN PHASE I
Training Sites Participating in the Match
39
Programs Participating in the Match
63
Positions Offered in the Match
150

MATCH RESULTS IN PHASE I
Positions
Filled in the Match
141
(94%)
Remaining Unfilled
9
(6%)
Programs
Filled in the Match
56
(89%)
With Unfilled Positions
7
(11%)

NOTE: 1 program at 1 site submitted fewer ranks than the number of positions available. As a result, no ranks were submitted for 2 positions, which remained unfilled.


POSITIONS FILLED IN PHASE I
Positions Filled by Applicants from Canadian Schools
126
(89%)
Positions Filled by Applicants from non-Canadian Schools
15
(11%)