THE NINTH National Intern Matching Program (NIMP) was completed without incident except that in many instances bad weather delayed the mail delivery of both student and hospitalmatching notifications.
This report, as shown by Tables 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, brings most of the usual basic data up to date. Table 1, which depicts the numerical and percentage participation of United States and Canadian graduates and approved United States hospitals and programs, shows no significant changes between 1960 and the previous 5 years. Except for the continued increases in the number of intern positions offered and students participating, Table 2 likewise shows no significant change over previous years. However, so as to give clarification to the significance of the group of graduates that go unmatched, 2 new columns (the last 2) have been added to this table. From the figures shown in these 2 columns, it is seen that, by