The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is a private, not-for-profit
corporation established in 1952 to provide a uniform date of appointment
to positions in graduate medical education (GME) in the United States.
Communications News - Press & Media Relations
Click on the links below to read about the latest NRMP news:
Results and Data Book Press Release
Just published- the 2013
Results and Data Book from NRMP's Main Residency Match®,
which is the most comprehensive Match data resource produced annually
by the NRMP.
NRMP Board of Directors Leadership Press Release
There will be four transitions on the NRMP Board of Directors that
will begin in July 2013.
Post-Match Press Release
Total Match registrants topped 40,000 in the largest Main Residency
Match® in NRMP history.
Post-Match Press Release
NRMP Main Residency Match® final data summary shows
99.4 percent of positions were filled.
Main Match 2013 Results Press Release and Advance
Pre-Match Day 2013 Announcement Press Release -- Match Day Results
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Important Announcement: NRMP Welcomes Fellowships to the Specialties
The NRMP is pleased to welcome the following fellowships to the
Specialties Matching Service for the 2014 Match appointment
year. Applicants and programs may begin NRMP registration on the
dates designated below.
Please click on the links below for more information about each
- Pain Medicine:
a new subspecialty of the Anesthesiology Fellowship Match, which
also includes Pediatric Anesthesiology, opens June 5, 2013.
- Minimally Invasive
Gynecologic Surgery: a new subspecialty of the OB/GYN Match,
which also includes several related subspecialties, opens June
Toxicology: a new Match for fellows in training for the care
of poisoned patients, opens August 7, 2013.
- Geriatric Medicine:
a new Match that opens August 28, 2013.
- Psychosomatic Psychiatry:
a new subspecialty of the Psychiatry Match, which also includes
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, opens September 11, 2013
NEW> NRMP and CMSS Announce Residency
Program Code of Conduct and Match Tips for Applicants
The NRMP has partnered with the Council of Medical Specialty Societies
(CMSS) Organization of Program Director Associations to create a
residency program Code of Conduct for the Match and Match
Tips for Applicants. The Code is intended to serve as
a guide for residency program staff involved in the interviewing
and matching processes by highlighting behaviors that ensure a fair
and equitable Match experience for applicants.
Match Tips identifies steps applicants should take and avoid
during the Match season to promote success in the Match. Read the
Code and Match
Tips to learn how to promote high ethical standards during
Residency Application Service (ERAS®)
Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®)
and Residency Electronic Interactive Database (FREIDA)
New> Important Updates
& Policy Changes from the May 2013 NRMP Board of Directors Meeting
Change in SOAP Schedule for 2014
Due to the small number of positions offered during the final rounds
of the Match Week Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program®
(SOAP®), the NRMP Board of Directors voted to shorten
the SOAP schedule by one day starting with Match Week 2014.
SOAP will conclude after Round 5 at 5:00 p.m. eastern time on Thursday
of Match Week. Match Day will continue to be on Friday, with U.S.
medical schools holding their ceremonies at noon and Match results
released through the Registration, Ranking, and Results®
system at 1:00 p.m.
Information about SOAP can be found at
this link on the NRMP website.
Updated NRMP Mission & Vision
The Board of Directors adopted new Mission and Vision Statements.
The Mission of the NRMP is:
To match healthcare professionals to graduate medical education
and advanced training programs through a process that is fair,
efficient, transparent, and reliable. To provide meaningful and
accessible Match data and analysis to stakeholders.
The Vision of the NRMP is:
The NRMP is a trusted global provider of matching services for
healthcare professionals and the premier Match data resource.
NRMP Executive Director Mona M. Signer's presentation from the
Group on Student Affairs (GSA) spring meetings is available to view
and download using this link. Learn important
information about this year's Match, SOAP, and the positive results
of the All In Policy.
DATA AND REPORTS
Visit the Data
and Reports section for recent reports and historic NRMP match
Outcomes in The Match: Specialties Matching Service®,
Appointment Year 2011: Characteristics
of Applicants Who Matched to Their Preferred Specialty
(PDF, 165 pages)
This report compares characteristics between matched and unmatched
applicants to their preferred specialties in NRMP's Specialties
Matching Service for appointment year 2011. Distributions of ten
characteristics are explored, including number of contiguous ranks,
distinct specialties ranked, USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3
scores. Data are reported separately for previous U.S. graduates,
U.S. international medical graduates, non-U.S. international medical
graduates and osteopathic graduates. Nine of the largest fellowship
specialties are included, namely Cardiovascular Disease, Endocrinology,
Diabetes, and Metabolism, Gastroenterology, Hematology and Oncology,
Infectious Disease, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Nephrology, Pulmonary
Disease and Critical Care Medicine, and Rheumatology.
and Data: 2013 Main Residency Match (PDF, 116 pages)
This report contains statistical tables and graphs for the Main
Residency Match and lists by state and teaching hospital every participating
program, the number of positions offered, and the number filled.
SOAP data are presented for the first time in this report.
and Data: Specialties Matching
Service, 2013 Appointment Year (PDF, 120
This report summarizes all fellowship matches conducted by the NRMP's
Specialties Matching Service (SMS).
Specifically, data is provided for Matches conducted in 2012 and
early 2013 for appointments beginning in July 2013.
Visit the Match Tools page for
more information about and access to recent NRMP web conferences
NRMP ON SOCIAL MEDIA
The NRMP is excited to announce that in addition to its presence
on Facebook and Twitter, it's now on LinkedIn! We hope these resources
will provide valuable information throughout the residency and fellowship
"Like" us on Facebook and "Follow" us on Twitter
and LinkedIn to keep up to date on the latest news, including deadline
reminders from the NRMP.
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