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)

NRMP CEO Mona Signer Presentation to GSA Spring Meetings

The NRMP® is pleased to announce the availability of NRMP CEO Mona Signer’s Group on Student Affairs (GSA) spring meeting presentation. Download the presentation to view Main Residency Match® trend data, information about the competitiveness of the Match, and changes to the 2016 Match Week schedule.

Released! Data on 2015 Rank Order List Length

Learn what the average length of rank order lists was for matched and unmatched applicants and for filled and unfilled programs in the Main Residency Match. Matched applicants and filled programs consistently have longer ROLs than unmatched applicants and unfilled programs. Impact of Length of Rank Order List on Match Results 2015

SOAP FAQs for Applicants and Programs Available

View and download frequently asked questions about the Match Week Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®). SOAP FAQs for Applicants | SOAP FAQs for Programs

President/CEO Mona Signer Presents at AAMC 2014 Annual Meeting

NRMP President and CEO Mona Signer presented last month at the Association of American Medical Colleges’ 2014 Annual Meeting.  The presentation focused on the perceived competitiveness of the Main Residency Match and highlighted proposed changes to Match Week in 2016 and findings from the 2014 Program Director Survey.

Match Registration Tutorial for Applicants Now Available!

Ready to register for a Match?  View this quick tutorial for an introduction to the NRMP’s secure Registration, Ranking, and Results (R3) system and a step-by-step demonstration on how to complete the registration process.  If viewing from an IPad or IPhone, please visit our Tutorials page for the link.

Charting Outcomes in the Match is Here!

NRMP is proud to publish Charting Outcomes in the Match for the 2014 Main Residency Match.  The report documents how applicant qualifications affect Match success and examines twelve measures, including the number of contiguous ranks and distinct specialties ranked, USMLE scores, and the numbers of research, work, and volunteer experiences.

Main Match Program and Institution Checklists Available!

NRMP has created checklists for programs and institutions that highlight the steps necessary to ensure a seamless and successful Match experience.  We hope you find them useful! Main Residency Match Program Checklist Main Residency Match Institution Checklist  

2014 Program Director Survey Report Now Available!

Results of the 2014 Program Director Survey include data for 22 specialties and examine the factors used by program directors to select applicants to interview and rank.