Press Release: Results of 2016 NRMP Main Residency Match Largest on Record as Match Continues to Grow

More than 18,000 U.S. allopathic medical school seniors and 17,000 other applicants vied for over 30,000 positions at more than 4,800 residency programs across the United States. Washington, D.C., March 18, 2016 –The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) announced today the results of the 2016 Main Residency Match® (“the Match”), the system through which United […]

Celebrate Match Week with the NRMP, AAMC, and AMA

Match Week is an exciting time, and we invite you to celebrate with us. This year, NRMP has partnered with the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to create a community forum where #Match2016 messages will appear. Throughout Match Week, we encourage you to share photos, videos, and congratulatory […]

Read the March Illuminator

Match Week for the 2016 Main Residency Match is two weeks away, and this issue highlights Match Week and SOAP resources, how your school or institution can join the Match Week celebration, and the NRMP’s biennial Program Director Survey. The Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read the March 2016 Illuminator

SOAP Twitter Chat March 9

During Match Week, unmatched and partially matched (matched to just PGY-1 or PGY2) applicants may participate in the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®) to try to obtain an unfilled residency position. To prepare for SOAP, please access the SOAP toolkit on our website. If you still have questions, plan to participate in the SOAP […]

Fellowship Matches: Download Your Program Match Reports Before It’s Too Late!

Match reports are not available in the R3 system forever, so consider downloading program reports on Match Day or soon thereafter for archival purposes. Reports are accessible from the “My Reports” link located in the left menu bar or at the top right of the Match Hope Page in the R3 system.

Ranking Twitter Chat for Residency Applicants

Save the date! NRMP is holding a rank order lists Twitter chat for 2016 Main Residency Match applicants on Thurs., Jan. 28, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Join by using the #ROL2016 hashtag. We recommend you use a service like tchat.io, twubs.com or TweetChat, which makes it easier to follow the conversation.

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 […]