Since 1996 the WRITE outcome data is encouraging. There have been 93 WRITE graduates that have matched into residencies, of those, 62% have selected primary care residencies: 40% into Family Medicine, 13% into Internal Medicine, 10% into Pediatrics.
Practice outcomes are available for 54 graduates of the WRITE program. There are 72% of WRITE graduates that are practicing in a primary care specialty. Seventeen graduates or 31% have returned to rural areas to practice. Rural is defined as an area with a Rural Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) score of 4 or greater. Sixty five percent of WRITE graduates in rural practice are Family Physicians. There currently are five WRITE graduates practicing in WRITE communities and teaching the next generation of WRITE students.