The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is a private, not-for-profit
corporation established in 1952 to provide a uniform date of appointment to
positions in graduate medical education (GME) in the United States.
News from the NRMP!
NRMP CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The NRMP is seeking nominations for a resident physician
member on its Board of Directors. Read about the
nomination process (PDF, 1 page) and the qualifications for nominees.
Pediatric Specialties at the NRMP Continue to Grow!
Specialties Matching Service Welcomes Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric
The Specialties Matching Service (SMS) is pleased to welcome Pediatric Pulmonology
and Pediatric Nephrology fellowship programs to the NRMP for the 2010 appointment
year. For each match's schedule of dates and other information, click Fellowship
Matches at the top of this page and select Participating Fellowships from the
left menu bar, or contact our Help Desk specialists toll-free at 1-866-617-5834.
Pediatric Pulmonology applicants should contact the training director directly
for application forms and other details regarding their fellowship programs.
For information about the application process being used by Pediatric Nephrology
programs, please visit Electronic
Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology at www.aspneph.com
Neurological Surgery Joins the NRMP!
The NRMP is pleased to welcome Neurological Surgery programs to the 2009 Main
Residency Match. The Society for Neurological Surgeons, which is sponsoring
the programs' participation in the NRMP, also has announced that as of July
1, 2009 the PGY-1 year of training in Neurological Surgery will become a categorical
component of the Neurosurgical residency. Applicants who wish to obtain positions
in Neurological Surgery no longer will be required to seek separate training
for the PGY-1 year.
Concurrent with their move to the NRMP, Neurological Surgery programs will
begin using the Electronic Residency
Application Service (ERAS).
To participate in a NRMP match, click Register/Login above.
Main Residency Match
Applicant registration for the 2009 Main Residency Match opens at 12:00 noon
eastern time on Friday, August 15, 2008. To register for the 2009 Match, please
click on the Register/Login button at the top of the screen.
Data and Reports
Visit the Data and Reports section for recent
reports and historic NRMP match data.
of the 2008 NRMP Program Director Survey (PDF,
This report presents the results of selected items from the 2008
NRMP Program Director Survey. Data are reported for 19 specialties
and include: (1) factors used for granting interviews and ranking
applicants; (2) use of USMLE exam scores; and (3) the percentage
of interview slots filled prior to the November 1 release date of
The NRMP believes program directors, school officials, and applicants
will find these data useful as they prepare for and participate
in the Main Residency Match.
The applicant registration fee is $40. Institutions pay a $100 registration
fee, plus $20 per participating program and $20 per applicant matched to the
Electronic Residency Application
for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
Educational Commission for
Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®)
and Residency Electronic Interactive Database (FREIDA)
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