Changing and Re-Certifying a Rank Order List

May 20, 2016 Changes can be made to a certified list, but lists must be re-certified prior to the applicable Rank Order List Deadline. Please note the web-based R3 system does not retain previous versions of a program’s ROL, and the NRMP does not add, delete, or in any way modify a ROL either before […]

Resource Highlight: Reversions

May 20, 2016 The NRMP’s R3 system offers institutions the option to revert, or donate, unfilled positions in one program to another during the matching process. If a donor program does not fill its quota, a designated number equal to or less than the quota can be added automatically to the quota of a receiver […]

Read the May Issue of the Illuminator

May 10, 2016 This issue of The Match Illuminator features the Results and Data Book for the 2016 Main Residency Match and highlights ranking and reversion resources for fellowship programs. Two Rank Order List Deadlines for seven Fellowship Matches occur this month, so be sure to review the Upcoming Dates section to the left. The […]

2016 Length of Rank Order Lists Report Released

May 6, 2016 Learn what the average length of rank order lists (ROLs) was for matched and unmatched applicants and for filled and unfilled programs in the Main Residency Match from 2002 through 2016. The data show that matched applicants and filled programs consistently have longer ROLs than unmatched applicants and unfilled programs. Impact of Length […]

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 […]

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 […]

February Illuminator Available Online

It’s ranking season for the Main Residency Match! This issue highlights rank order list tips for success and other resources for both residency and fellowship programs. Also featured are details on NRMP’s late fee policy and directions for resetting your password. The Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read the […]

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.