NEW! NRMP Presentation to GSA Spring Meeting

April 17, 2019 NRMP CEO Mona Signer presented at the AAMC Group on Student Affairs (GSA) spring meeting, held April 12-14 in Louisville, Kentucky. Her presentation included Main Residency Match® trend data and details on the NRMP’s upcoming Transition to Residency Conference in October.  View and download the presentation.

NEW! 2019 Main Residency Match By The Numbers

April 2, 2019 The 2019 Main Residency Match was the largest in NRMP history. A record-high 38,376 applicants submitted program choices for 35,185 positions, the most ever offered in the Match. The number of available first-year (PGY-1) positions rose to 32,194, an increase of 1,962 (6.5%) over 2018. The influx of positions is due, in […]

Press Release: Thousands of Resident Applicants Celebrate NRMP Match Results

2019 Main Residency Match is largest on record with 44,600 registered applicants and more than 35,000 positions offered Washington, D.C., March 15, 2019 –Today the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) celebrates Match Day with the thousands of applicants and programs participating in the 2019 Main Residency Match®. Medical school students and graduates from the United […]


NRMP has received and investigated reports that efforts were made to gain early access to 2019 Match results posted to the NRMP Registration, Ranking, and Results (R3) system. Please be assured that the R3 system was not compromised by those efforts, that no individual Match results were affected, and that the Match outcome is correct. […]

Recording of SOAP Webinar for International Medical Graduates

NRMP Chief of Match Operations Jeanette Calli and Richard Peng, Senior Specialist, ERAS, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) present “NRMP SOAP 101: From Eligibility to Accepting Your Offer,” a recording of a webinar hosted by ERAS Support Services at ECFMG on February 26, 2019. The NRMP Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) offers applicants […]

Press Release: NRMP Match Week to Reveal Future for Thousands of Applicants

NRMP Main Residency Match continues to grow, with 2019 Match expected to be largest in history. Washington, D.C., March 6, 2019 – On March 15, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) celebrates Match Day for the 2019 NRMP Main Residency Match. Medical school students and graduates from the United States and around the world will […]

Celebrate Match Week with NRMP, AMA, and AAMC

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), American Medical Association (AMA), and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) invite you to celebrate Match Week for the 2019 Main Residency Match. Match Week takes place March 11-15, and we encourage you to share congratulatory messages, photos, and videos throughout the week. Use #Match2019 for your social media […]

NRMP Hosts Webinar to Assist Residency Programs with Match Week, SOAP

February 27, 2019 NRMP Chief of Match Operations Jeanette Calli hosts a webinar designed to provide program staff with helpful information about Match Week and the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP).  The presentation provides a review of SOAP policies, tips on how to create a SOAP Preference List, ways to monitor and update Preference […]

Press Release: NRMP Report: 2019 Appt Year is Largest for Fellowship Matches

More than 9,300 fellowship positions filled through NRMP Specialties Matching Service. Washington, D.C., February 21, 2019 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has released Results and Data Specialties Matching Service, 2019 Appointment Year, an annual report of physician Fellowship Matches conducted by the NRMP Specialties Matching Service® (SMS®). The report shows 11,467 active applicants with […]

Press Release: NRMP President and CEO to Retire

National physician matching organization partners with global search firm to seek a new leader. Washington, D.C., February 6, 2019 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Board of Directors announces the impending retirement of President and CEO Mona M. Signer. Ms. Signer joined the NRMP in 2002 as Director before transitioning to the Executive Director role in […]