Letters Section Editor: Stephen J. Lurie,
MD, PhD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: Ms Miller and Mr Greaney1 provided an overview of the legal challenges facing
the resident match. However, they did not discuss 2 of the most important
economic issues raised by the lawsuit—does the match reduce resident
salaries and does it improve the match between residents' skills and preferences
and programs' resources and needs?
Lumer GB. Economic Issues in the Residency MatchEconomic Issues in the Residency Match. JAMA. 2003;289(19):2502. doi:10.1001/jama.289.19.2502-a