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Burrell College Places 144 Graduating Doctors Into Residency Programs Nationwide

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine placed 144 aspiring doctors into various residency programs across the nation, a testament to their hard work, dedication, and the exceptional education provided by Burrell College.

Match Day is when the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) unveils the results of residency applications. Governed by the NRMP and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Match Day ensures a standardized process for pairing residency programs with qualified candidates.

“Match Day is a culmination of years of hard work, sacrifice, and dedication for our students. We are immensely proud of their achievements and excited to witness them embark on the next phase of their medical careers,” said Burrell College President and Co-founder, John Hummer.

Dr. Bill Pieratt, the Dean and Chief Academic Officer of Burrell, echoed these sentiments, emphasizing the significance of Match Day in the lives of medical students. “This is a defining moment for our graduates as they transition from students to resident physicians. We congratulate each of them on their placements and commend them for their commitment to excellence in medicine,” remarked Dr. Pieratt.

Taylor Manzella, a member of the class of 2024 matched into Internal Medicine at Texas Institute for Graduate Medical Education in San Antonio, TX.

“Match Day is the beginning of a new chapter in my medical career. I am grateful to my mentors, professors, and peers at Burrell College for their guidance and support throughout my medical education. I am eager to begin residency training and make a meaningful impact in the field of medicine,” she added.

Also a member of the class of 2024 is Las Cruces native, Adrian Campos, who matched locally at Memorial Medical Center in Family Medicine. Adrian is a graduate of Las Cruces High School and New Mexico State. 

“I am thrilled to have matched into my desired residency program. I am also grateful for the education and support I received at Burrell College, which prepared me for this moment,” he added.

Some of the key highlights from the 2024 placement results include:

  • 40 physicians will train in Internal Medicine.
  • 43 physicians will train in Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine.
  • 37 physicians will train in General Surgery, Anesthesiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Pediatrics. 

“Whether they are entering primary care, surgical specialties, or research-focused programs, our students are poised to make significant contributions to healthcare, serving communities far and wide. We are immensely proud of their versatility and commitment to addressing healthcare disparities across various disciplines,” added Dr. Pieratt.

An overview of the Burrell College graduate placements includes: 

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Pediatrics
  • General Surgery
  • OB/GYN
  • Neurology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine
  • Urology
  • Child Neurology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Preliminary Surgery

Students submitted their applications to residency programs across the nation and were subsequently placed in programs in thirty states. Twenty-eight graduates will remain in Burrell College’s mission region states of New Mexico, Texas, Arizona and Florida, helping to address the physician shortage.