January Illuminator: Critical 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 […]

Just Posted: NRMP’s 2016 AAMC Annual Meeting Presentation

November 15, 2016 The NRMP is pleased to announce the availability of NRMP CEO Mona Signer’s presentation from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2016 Annual Meeting in Seattle. Download the presentation to view Main Residency Match trend data, information about the competitiveness of the Match, and perspectives on the state of the residency application […]

New FAQ: What To Do If You Do Not Receive Any Residency Interviews

November 7, 2016 FAQ I Have Not Been Offered Any Residency Interviews. What Should I Do? Read FAQ

November Illuminator: Ensuring Applicants Are Registered, Certifying a Rank Order List

November 4, 2016 The November issue of The Match Illuminator features the importance of reminding applicants to register. Also highlighted are tips on rank order list certification, upcoming conference deadlines, and a call for nominations for the NRMP Board of Directors. The Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read the November Illuminator

Resource Highlight for Fellowships: Ranking Toolkit

October 13, 2016 The NRMP website includes a Rank Order List Toolkit to assist applicants and program directors in creating rank order lists. Applicants | Programs

Policies & Tips for Interview Season

Updated November 4, 2016 Programs Remember to use the Applicant Match History in the Registration, Ranking, and Results® (R3®) system to determine whether applicants have Match commitments or are eligible for appointment before offering them interviews. The Applicant Match History also will indicate whether an applicant has a waiver or an active sanction. Current medical […]

October Illuminator: Interview and Ranking Resources for Programs

October 3, 2016 This issue features interview resources for residency programs and the ranking toolkit for fellowship programs. Also highlighted are a conference update, new reports, and a survey on the residency application process. The Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read the October Illuminator

Programs: FAQs on New Communication Rule

September 20, 2016 NEW RULE: For all Matches opening after June 30, 2016, programs are prohibited from requesting applicants to reveal the names, specialties, geographic locations, or other identifying information about programs to which they have or may apply. Read FAQs on why the new rule was implemented, how it applies to mentoring relationships, and more.