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 […]

Ranking Deadline Resources for the Main Residency Match

January 25, 2017 The February 22 Rank Order List Certification Deadline for the 2017 Main Residency Match is less than a month away. Below are resources to assist you through the process: Applicants Create and Certify a Rank Order List Create a ROL as a Couple ROL Tips for Success ROL Policy FAQs Responsibilities of […]

Conference Early Bird Registration Deadline February 1

January 24, 2017 February 1 is the Early Bird Registration Deadline for NRMP’s stakeholder conference for medical school officials, residency program directors, and hospital executives, Transition to Residency: Conversations Across the Medical Education Continuum, being held May 4-6, 2017 at the New Orleans Marriott. The registration fee increases after February 1, so register today!  

Applicant Ranking Twitter Chat January 24 for Main Residency Match

Have questions about ranking in the Main Residency Match? The NRMP will host a Twitter chat on Tuesday, January 24, from 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time. Join by using the #ROL2017 hashtag. The NRMP recommends participants use a service like, or TweetChat, which makes it easier to follow the conversation.

January Illuminator: Important Residency Match Reminders, Fellowship Results Statistics

January 3, 2017 The January 2017 issue of The Match Illuminator features important reminders for the Main Residency Match. Also highlighted are deadlines for the stakeholder conference and nominations for the NRMP Board of Directors, the availability of Fellowship Match Results Statistics reports on the public website, and the publication in Academic Medicine of an […]

Information for Residency Applicants Participating in Early Matches

December 6, 2016 The NRMP has added a new page to the Main Residency Match Applicant Toolkit for applicants who participate in the NRMP and the American Osteopathic Association, Canadian, Military, Ophthalmology, or Urology Matches. Applicants who obtain a position in an early Match for a full or partial course of training must understand how […]

December Illuminator: Fellowship Match Day Celebrations, NRMP’s AAMC Meeting Presentation Slides

December 2, 2016 The December issue of The Match Illuminator highlights Match Day for three of NRMP’s Fellowship Matches and explains how applicants and programs can celebrate the occasion. Also highlighted are an NRMP stakeholder conference spotlight on New Orleans and a new online resource for residency applicants who participate in the early Matches. Lastly, NRMP President […]

Conference Session Proposal Deadline Extended to Friday, December 16!

  November 29, 2016 To accommodate constituent interest, the NRMP has extended the deadline to submit breakout session proposals. The new deadline is Friday, December 16. The Transition to Residency: Conversations Across the Medical Education Continuum stakeholder conference offers a unique opportunity for residency program directors, medical school faculty, and hospital executives to: Collectively discuss ways […]