Main Residency Match: Ranking and Other Important January Events

With a number of important Main Residency Match events in January, including the opening of ranking on January 15 at 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time, here are a few reminders to ensure nothing gets missed: Programs Joint A/P arrangements can be created in the R3 system to establish a full course of training for applicants interested […]

Just Released: Read the January Illuminator

This issue highlights the availability of two new NRMP publications and a call for nominations to the NRMP Board of Directors. Also featured are Main Residency Match event reminders and links to helpful checklists for program directors and medical school officials. Suggestions for printing Fellowship Match reports before they are removed from the R3 system also are underscored. The Illuminator is […]

NRMP Published in JGME: Behaviors of Unmatched IMGs

The NRMP has published an article in the December 2015 issue of the Journal of Graduate Medical Education. The article, entitled “Understanding the Interview and Ranking Behaviors of Unmatched International Medical Students and Graduates in the 2013 Main Residency Match”, examines differences in interview and ranking behaviors between matched and unmatched international medical school graduates […]

What Programs Need to Know for a Successful Match

The following are tips and reminders for programs that might be helpful for interview season. Verify applicant eligibility for appointment before offering interviews. NRMP policy prohibits programs from offering interviews to applicants who are ineligible because of concurrent year appointments or active sanctions as a result of a denied waiver or confirmed violation. Use the […]

NRMP President/CEO Presents at the AAMC Annual Meeting

In November, NRMP President and CEO Mona M. Signer gave a presentation at the 2015 AAMC Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD. Main Residency Match trend data was presented along with information about new features on the public websites. View NRMP’s presentation

Read the November Illuminator

In this issue of The Match Illuminator we share highlights from NRMP’s inaugural stakeholder conference, essential Match tools and reminders, and ROL tips for the nine fellowships in ranking this month. View Upcoming Dates to the left for deadlines, and for those of you in the Main Residency Match, remind your applicants the standard registration […]

Highlights from the NRMP Inaugural Stakeholder Conference

“Meeting and collaborating with UME and GME leaders of different specialties in the same space. This felt revolutionary and so helpful to our shared mission of preparing our students to become better residents.” – Conference participant on most valuable part of the conference On October 1-3, the NRMP hosted 250 attendees at its inaugural stakeholder […]

Interview Resources for Programs and Applicants

We hope the interview season is off to a great start. Here are some resources to assist you through the process: What Programs Should Tell Interviewees Communication Code of Conduct Statement on Professionalism Violation Case Summaries Waiver Case Summaries 2015 NRMP Applicant Survey Match Data Reports Applicant Match Tips Program Rating and Interview Scheduling Manager […]

October Illuminator is Out!

The October issue of the NRMP’s monthly e-newsletter, The Match Illuminator, is now available. The Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. This month we feature revamped resources for preparing rank order lists and showcase the 2015 Applicant Survey Report and other interview resources for applicants and programs. We also are pleased to announce […]

2015 NRMP Applicant Survey

This report presents the results of selected items from the 2015 NRMP Applicant Survey. The report documents factors that applicants weigh in selecting programs (1) at which to interview and (2) to rank in the Main Residency Match. Data are reported for 20 specialties. Results of the 2015 NRMP Applicant Survey (PDF, 173 pages)