Desired geographic location is an important factor many students consider when choosing residency programs. This past year, FREIDA™ users tallied more than 8.5 million views of medical residency programs, sorting the options with numerous filters. The most-used filter narrows residency programs by state.

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With this collection, we reveal the 10 states that were most viewed by FREIDA™ users based on number of programs.

Rankings are based on FREIDA™ data updated from Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2021. FREIDA™, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®, allows medical students to search for a residency or fellowship from more than 12,000 programs—all accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

  1. New York – 1,134,246 total views

  2. California  – 739,032 total views

  3. Florida – 634,196 total views

  4. Pennsylvania – 562,390 total views

  5. Illinois – 510,690 total views

  6. Michigan – 495,108 total views

  7. Texas – 460,344 total views

  8. Ohio – 397,365 total views

  9. New Jersey – 389,778 total views

  10. Massachusetts – 294,660 total views

Explore all states and discover which programs are capturing the interests of your peers.

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