Policies & Tips for Interview Season

Updated November 4, 2016 Programs Remember to use the Applicant Match History in the Registration, Ranking, and Results® (R3®) system to determine whether applicants have Match commitments or are eligible for appointment before offering them interviews. The Applicant Match History also will indicate whether an applicant has a waiver or an active sanction. Current medical […]

October Illuminator: Interview and Ranking Resources for Programs

October 3, 2016 This issue features interview resources for residency programs and the ranking toolkit for fellowship programs. Also highlighted are a conference update, new reports, and a survey on the residency application process. The Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read the October Illuminator

Programs: FAQs on New Communication Rule

September 20, 2016 NEW RULE: For all Matches opening after June 30, 2016, programs are prohibited from requesting applicants to reveal the names, specialties, geographic locations, or other identifying information about programs to which they have or may apply. Read FAQs on why the new rule was implemented, how it applies to mentoring relationships, and more.  

Dr. Daniel Goleman to Speak at NRMP Stakeholder Conference

September 19, 2016 NRMP is pleased to announce Dr. Daniel Goleman as a speaker at its stakeholder conference “Transition to Residency: Conversations Across the Medical Education Continuum“. The conference will be held May 4-6, 2017 at the New Orleans Marriott in the French Quarter of the city. Daniel Goleman is an internationally known author and […]

Press Release: NRMP Publishes Reports on Applicants Successful in Matching to Preferred Medical Specialties

Three versions of Charting Outcomes in the Match provide detailed information on United States and international medical school students and graduates. Washington, D.C., September 19, 2016 –The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP®) has published Charting Outcomes in the Match for the 2016 Main Residency Match®. The reports document how applicant qualifications affect the Match success […]

2017 Main Residency Match Opening! Updated Toolkits, New Policy, and New Report in R3 for Fellowships

September 1, 2016 The 2017 Main Residency Match opens this month, and the NRMP extends a warm welcome to new residency programs and medical schools joining the Match! This issue highlights updated Main Residency Match resources, the new policy about communication between programs and applicants, and a new report in the R3 system for Fellowship Matches. This […]

Main Residency Match Calendars and Toolkits Updated

August 29, 2016 The 2017 Main Residency Match opens at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, September 15, and the online toolkits have been updated. New and improved features include: Detailed Match calendars by participant type Enhanced couples page Web tutorials on NRMP policy Updated Match checklists Osteopathic program orientation kit Match Overview PowerPoint for […]

Anna Quindlen Announced as Conference Keynote Speaker

August 8, 2016 The NRMP is pleased to announce Anna Quindlen as the keynote speaker at its annual stakeholder conference “Transition to Residency: Conversations Across the Medical Education Continuum”. The conference brings together medical school faculty, residency program directors, and hospital executives to discuss ways to strengthen the transition from medical school to residency. Ms. […]

August Illuminator: Fees, Registration Tips, Conference Keynote

August 1, 2016 This issue features exciting news about the keynote speaker for NRMP’s stakeholder conference, a reminder about changes to Match fees, and timely tips for registration. The Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read the August Illuminator

All In Policy for Fellowships

July 14, 2016 NRMP allows Fellowship Match sponsors to voluntarily implement the All In Policy, which requires programs participating in the Match to register and attempt to fill all positions in the Match. Adult Infectious Diseases, Medical Genetics, Nephrology, and Sleep Medicine have voluntarily instituted the All In Policy. The NRMP online resource page explains […]