How competitive is cardiology?
Getting into a cardiology fellowship following a residency in
internal medicine in the United States ranks among the most
competitive of the internal medicine subspecialties. Equally
competitive is oncology and gasterenterology. Looking at the match
statistics on the NRMP website for 2010: of 729 positions in the
US, 59% of US graduate applicants matched, 9% of US foreign grads
matched, 4% of osteopathic graduates matched while 28% of foreign