Press Release: NRMP Announces Record High Number of Positions Offered and Filled with Release of 2016 Main Residency Match Report

Final data results show 30,750 positions offered and 30,594 filled for a 99.5 percent fill rate. Washington, D.C., May 2, 2016 –The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has released the Results and Data Book for the 2016 Main Residency Match® (“the Match”), the system through which U.S. and international medical school students and graduates obtain […]

April Match Data Issue of Illuminator Released

April 6, 2016 Welcome to the annual Match data issue featuring results from the 2016 Main Residency Match, the largest and one of the most successful on record. We also highlight the highly successful joint Match Week marketing campaign with the AAMC and AMA, as well as release of the Specialties Matching Service (SMS) Results […]

NRMP 2015 Annual Report

March 29, 2016 We are pleased to announce the release of the NRMP 2015 Annual Report. The report summarizes the NRMP’s growth and achievements over the past year and its continued success in delivering a strong Matching Program. Among our accomplishments in 2015: the Main Residency Match and Specialties Matching Service placed record numbers of applicants in […]

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 […]

Press Release: Thousands of Resident Physician Applicants to Learn Their Future During NRMP Match Week

NRMP to release results of the 2016 Main Residency Match, a report closely watched for predictions of future changes in physician manpower supply. Washington, D.C., March 10, 2016 – March 14-18, 2016 is Match Week for the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) 2016 Main Residency Match®. In 2015, more than 18,000 U.S. allopathic medical school […]

Press Release: Report Released! 2016 Appointment Year Largest Yet for NRMP Fellowship Matches

More than 8,000 physicians matched to fellowship positions through the NRMP’s Specialties Matching Service, becoming the highest fellowship match rate on record.  Washington, D.C., March 7, 2016 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) announces the release of “Results and Data Specialties Matching Service, 2016 Appointment Year”, an annual report of physician Fellowship Matches conducted […]

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

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.

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 […]

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