Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Match

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine focuses on comprehensive medical care for the newborn infant, particularly the ill or premature infant, and serving as consult to pediatricians caring for newborns and to obstetricians caring for women with high-risk pregnancies.  Additional information can be found through the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics ( and the Organization of Neonatology Training Program Directors ( of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Note.  Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine has joined the 2014 Pediatric Specialties Fall Match for 2015 appointments.

Important Information

  • Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowships are three years in length

Important Dates

Aug 27

Match Opens at 12:00 p.m. ET

Oct 22

Ranking Opens at 12:00 p.m. ET

Nov 19

Quota Change Deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET

Dec 3

Rank Order List Deadline at 9:00 p.m. ET

Dec 17

Match Day at 12:00 p.m. ET!

Application Process

The NRMP is not a centralized application service.  Candidates are responsible for determining whether the specialty participates in a standardized application service such as the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) or whether they must apply directly to the programs of their choice.  Applicants must ensure they meet all program prerequisites and institutional policies regarding eligibility for appointment prior to ranking a program through the NRMP.