April Illuminator: Main Residency Match Advance Data Tables, Ranking Tips for Fellowships

April 4, 2017 This issue of The Match Illuminator provides links to the Advance Data Tables and other Match outcome information. It also highlights the joint NRMP, AMA, AAMC Match Week celebration, upcoming stakeholder conference deadlines, and tips for the Fellowship Matches creating rank order lists this month. The Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and […]

Press Release: 2017 NRMP Main Residency Match the Largest Match on Record

More than 43,000 applicants registered and more than 31,000 positions offered. Washington, D.C., March 17, 2017 – Today the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) announced the results of the 2017 Main Residency Match®, the largest in its history. A record-high 35,969 U.S. and international medical school students and graduates vied for 31,757 positions, the most […]

Press Release: NRMP 2017 Main Residency Match Expected to be Largest in History

Thousands of resident physician applicants to learn their future during NRMP Match Week. Washington, D.C., March 8, 2017 – March 13-17, 2017 is Match Week for the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) 2017 Main Residency Match®. During Match Week, thousands of medical school students and graduates in the United States (U.S.) and around the world […]

Match Week and SOAP Guides

The NRMP has created reference guides with information about Match Week activities, including the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP). The NRMP recommends that participants print the guide for use during Match Week. Program directors, institutional officials, and school officials should share the guides with participating staff to ensure they understand Match Week and SOAP policies […]

March Illuminator: Match Week Guides, New Fellowship Reports, Conference Agenda

March 3, 2017 Match Week for the Main Residency Match is March 13-17, and this issue of The Match Illuminator announces the availability of new Match Week and SOAP Guides. It also highlights publication of the 2016 NRMP Annual Report, the stakeholder conference agenda, and the availability of new Fellowship Match reports. The NRMP welcomes […]

Celebrate Match Week with NRMP, AMA, and AAMC

February 28, 2017 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), American Medical Association (AMA), and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) invite you to celebrate Match Week for the 2017 Main Residency Match. Match Week takes place March 13-17, and throughout that week we encourage you to share congratulatory messages, photos, and videos. Use #Match2017 for […]

The 2017 Main Residency Match Applicant Survey Now Open

February 24, 2017 On February 23, applicants in the 2017 Main Residency Match who certified a rank order list should have received an email containing a link to the NRMP Applicant Survey that asks for information about the factors applicants consider in selecting programs to interview and rank. Participation is voluntary and responses are confidential, […]

Press Release: Report Released! 2017 Appointment Year Largest on Record for NRMP Fellowship Matches

Nearly 8,500 physicians matched to fellowship positions through the NRMP’s Specialties Matching Service. Washington, D.C., February 16, 2017 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) is pleased to announce the release of “Results and Data Specialties Matching Service, 2017 Appointment Year”, an annual report of physician Fellowship Matches conducted by the NRMP Specialties Matching Service® […]

NRMP Statement on the Executive Order on Immigration

February 3, 2017 NRMP has released a statement on the Administration’s Executive Order on immigration. We ask the medical education community to support all international medical graduates and their families during these difficult times. Please be assured that NRMP will do all it can to address the uncertainties the order has created. As for the current Match […]

February Illuminator: Ranking Deadline Resources, New & Improved Fellowship Toolkits

February 2, 2017 February 22 is the Rank Order List Certification Deadline for the Main Residency Match, so this issue of The Match Illuminator features resources for assisting participants with the ranking process. Also highlighted are presentations selected for the NRMP stakeholder conference and new resources in the Fellowship Toolkits. Today, February 1, marks the opening of […]