Paulman receives residency assignment A total of 108 senior medical students at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine have received their residency assignments in 23 states through the National Resident Matching Program.
The students, who graduated May 13, include Nicole Paulman, Vermillion, who is specializing in internal medicine. She will do her residency through UNMC.
The program, a private, not-for-profit corporation, was established in 1952 to provide a uniform date of appointment to residency positions.
, which last from three to five years and allow newly-graduated physicians to specialize in an area of medicine.
Match Day, an annual event held at the same time at medical schools nationwide, is designed to optimize the rank ordered choices of students in medical programs. Of the 108 students, 44 percent are staying in Nebraska for their training programs.
Thirty-seven percent will do residencies through UNMC, The Nebraska Medical Centers Clarkson Hospital or a Lincoln-based family practice program affiliated with UNMC.