Celebrate Match Week with NRMP, AMA, and AAMC

Updated March 16, 2018 with Twitter Moment link 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 2018 Main Residency Match. Match Week takes place March 12-16, and we encourage you to share congratulatory messages, photos, and videos throughout […]

Press Release: NRMP Match Week will Reveal Future for Thousands of Resident Physician Applicants

NRMP Main Residency Match continues to grow, with 2018 Match expected to be largest in history. Washington, D.C., March 6, 2018 – March 12-16, 2018 is Match Week for the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) 2018 Main Residency Match®. During Match Week, thousands of medical school students and graduates from the United States and around […]

March Illuminator: Match Week Resources and 2017 Annual Report

March 5, 2018 This issue features Match Week and SOAP resources for the Main Residency Match and release of NRMP’s 2017 Annual Report. Also highlighted is publication of Results and Data Specialties Matching Services, 2018 Appointment Year. The Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read the March 2018 Illuminator

Year in Review: NRMP 2017 Annual Report

March 1, 2018 2017 was a banner year for the National Resident Matching Program with record-high participation in the Main Residency Match and the Specialties Matching Service. NRMP also convened its second national stakeholder conference, transitioned its websites to mobile responsive platforms, collaborated with an instructional design expert to create new online support guides and […]

Match Week and SOAP Resources

February 27, 2018 NRMP looks forward to celebrating Match Week March 12-16. Linked below for Main Residency Match participants are Match Week and SOAP resources and information on how to participate in the NRMP, AMA, and AAMC Match Week celebration. Included on the program and applicant pages on our website are new NRMP/ERAS SOAP guides. […]

Learn Why You Have to Wait for Match Results

February 23, 2018 Between the Rank Order List Certification Deadline and Match Day, the NRMP conducts a rigorous review of Match data, including: Assessing and confirming the integrity of the data Conducting a final verification of applicants’ credentials Withdrawing applicants who are ineligible for the Match Transferring the data from the R3® system to the matching algorithm module, […]


NRMP has created customized checklists to guide participants through The Match. Click on the links below to review: Main Match Applicants | Main Match Programs Medical Schools | Institutional Officials Fellowship Applicants | Fellowship Programs

Residency Rank Order Lists are Due February 21

February 14, 2018 The Rank Order List Certification Deadline for the Main Residency Match is 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 21. It is also the deadline for: Applicants to register, including applicants planning to participate in SOAP, or withdraw Medical schools to verify the graduation credentials of students and graduates Programs to create […]

Press Release: NRMP Report Shows 2018 Appointment Year Fellowship Matches at Record High

More than 8,700 fellowship positions were filled through the NRMP Specialties Matching Service. Washington, D.C., February 8, 2018 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) is pleased to announce the release of “Results and Data Specialties Matching Service, 2018 Appointment Year”, an annual report of physician Fellowship Matches conducted by the NRMP Specialties Matching Service® […]

Registration is Open for Musculoskeletal-Hand Surgery

February 7, 2018 Registration is now open for the Musculoskeletal-Hand Surgery Fellowship Match. Resources: Applicants | Programs and Institutions Register now