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2013 APPIC Match - Phase I
Statistics for Applicants from Canadian Schools and Programs in Canada

February 22, 2013


The number of applicants from Canadian schools who registered for the APPIC Match this year decreased by 16 (8%) to 197, while the number of positions in Canada was unchanged at 150. A total of 147 applicants from Canadian schools were matched to an internship position, while 29 applicants were not matched and another 21 withdrew from Phase I or did not submit a Rank Order List. Nine positions in Canada remained unfilled from Phase I.

Despite the improvement this year in the overall imbalance between applicants from Canadian schools and positions in Canada, the number of applicants in 2013 still exceeded the number of positions by 47.

Five 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 has increased by 64% (120 to 197) while the number of internship positions in Canadian programs has increased by 18% (127 to 150).

Here is a summary of the relative differences in numbers of applicants and positions in 2013 as compared to the 2012 APPIC Match:

   
2012 MATCH
2013 MATCH
 
Applicants: Registered for the Match
213
197   (-16)

Withdrew or did not submit ranks
30
21     (-9)

Matched
133
147  (+14)

Unmatched
50
29   (-21)
   

Positions: Offered in the Match
150
150    (+0)
  Filled
141
141    (+0)
  Unfilled
9
9    (+0)


Following is a five year comparison of the 2008 and 2013 Match statistics for applicants from Canadian schools and programs in Canada:

 
2008
2013
5-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
197
+77    (+64%)
Withdrawn Applicants
9
21
+12  (+133%)
Matched Applicants
93
147
+54    (+58%)
Unmatched Applicants
18
29
+11  (+61%)


APPLICANTS FROM CANADIAN SCHOOLS

PARTICIPATION IN PHASE I
Applicants Registered in the Match
197
Applicants Who Withdrew or Did Not Submit Ranks
21
Applicants Participating in the Match
(includes 0 individuals who participated in the Match as a "couple")
176

MATCH RESULTS IN PHASE I
Applicants Matched
147
84%
To Canadian Programs = 128 (87%)


To U.S. Programs = 19 (13%)


Participating Applicants Not Matched
29
16%

RANKINGS IN PHASE I
Average Number of Rankings Submitted Per Applicant:
Matched Applicants
6.8
Unmatched Applicants
3.4
Overall
6.2


INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS IN CANADA

PARTICIPATION IN PHASE I
Training Sites Participating in the Match
39
Programs Participating in the Match
65
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
58
89%
With Unfilled Positions
7
11%

NOTE: 0 programs at 0 sites submitted fewer ranks than the number of positions available. As a result, no ranks were submitted for 0 positions, which remained unfilled.


POSITIONS FILLED IN PHASE I
Positions Filled by Applicants from Canadian Schools
128
91%
Positions Filled by Applicants from non-Canadian Schools
13
9%