NRMP News

Press Release: NRMP Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

On July 1, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Board of Directors welcomed three new members. Washington, D.C., July 7, 2016 – At its May 2016 meeting, the Board of Directors of the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) elected Dr. Deborah S. Clements, Mr. Edward Salsberg, and Ms. Jennifer Bai to seats on the Board. […]

July Illuminator Available Online

July 5, 2016 This issue of The Match Illuminator features information about the NRMP’s 2017 stakeholder conference, a new All In Policy resource page for Fellowship Matches, and the NRMP’s presentation at the AAMC Group on Student Affairs meeting in St. Louis. It also presents the new members of the NRMP Board of Directors and […]

NRMP GSA Meeting Presentation Slides Posted Online

June 28, 2016 This past weekend, NRMP President and CEO Mona M. Signer gave a presentation at the AAMC Group on Student Affairs (GSA) meeting about Main Residency Match trends, the Match Week Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP), the single accreditation system, and what’s new at the NRMP. View GSA meeting slides

Press Release: NRMP Board of Directors Revises Policy to Ensure an Equitable Match Process

New rules on applicant-program communication, rank order list length, and the Match Week Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program for unfilled residency positions. Washington, D.C., June 8, 2016 – The Board of Directors of the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) convened its annual meeting May 8-9, 2016, and among the Board’s activities was a review of […]

Read the June Illuminator

June 3, 2016 This issue of The Match Illuminator provides a first look at the NRMP’s 2017 stakeholder conference. It also highlights recent Match policy changes approved by the NRMP Board of Directors and the launch of the NRMP Fellowship Program Director Survey. You also can download Match reports, share graduation and start of training […]

IMPORTANT NOTICE! Policy Changes Implemented by NRMP Board of Directors

May 20, 2016 Print version At its May 2016 Annual Meeting, the NRMP Board of Directors addressed a variety of issues related to the Main Residency Match and the Specialties Matching Service: Couples’ Rank Order Lists When participating in the Match as a couple, partners create pairs of programs on their primary rank order lists […]

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 […]