Opinion: Make residency — and health care — more equitable by scrapping The Match

At the stroke of noon on Friday, March 19, more than 30,000 doctors-to-be across the country and around the world will learn their professional fates in residency programs for the next three to seven years.

At that moment, graduating medical students receive their results in The Match, officially known as the National Resident Matching Program, which uses a much-feted computer algorithm to pair medical students with the next part of their training — residency programs in hospitals and health systems.

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Opinion: Make residency — and health care — more equitable by scrapping The Match

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