NRMP News

September Illuminator: Checklists for Main Residency Match and More

September 4, 2019 This issue of The Match Illuminator features checklists and calendars for the 2020 Main Residency Match that opens on September 15. It also highlights Fellowship Match reports and resources in the Registration, Ranking, and Results (R3) system.  Read the September 2019 Illuminator

REPORT: Impact of Length of ROL on Main Residency Match Outcome 2002-2019

This report, Impact of Length of Rank Order List on Main Residency Match Outcome 2002-2019,  examines the relationship between the average length of the rank order lists (ROL) of matched applicants and filled programs and the average length of rank order lists of unmatched applicants and unfilled programs in the Main Residency Match. View and […]

Policy Updates to 2020 Match Participation Agreements

August 22, 2019 Match policies have been updated for the 2020 Main Residency Match season, and the documents linked below highlight the new or revised sections of the Match Participation Agreement:  2020 Policy Updates: Applicants 2020 Policy Updates: Programs 2020 Policy Updates: Schools Program directors, applicants, and school officials are responsible for reading and complying […]

August Illuminator: New Documentary, Conference Sessions, Next NRMP CEO

August 15, 2019 This issue of The Match Illuminator features news about the next NRMP President and CEO. It also highlights Match policy updates, a documentary film on the Match, and a few breakout sessions scheduled for the NRMP’s Transition to Residency Conference. Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read […]

Documentary “A Perfect Match” Follows Student Through the Match Process

July 29, 2019 Directed by Dr. Trisha Pasricha (Massachusetts General Hospital) and produced by Dr. Michael Pilla (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine), A Perfect Match: The Selection Ritual to Become a Doctor follows a Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student as he experiences the medical residency match process. The 12 minute film was a finalist […]

Press Release: National Resident Matching Program Announces Next President and CEO

The NRMP Board of Directors is pleased to announce Donna L. Lamb, D.H.Sc, M.B.A., B.S.N. as the next NRMP President and CEO. Dr. Lamb will assume leadership of the organization on October 21, 2019 and succeed Mona M. Signer, M.P.H., NRMP’s current President and CEO. Ms. Signer joined the organization in 2002 and has served […]

July Illuminator: Webinar for DO-Granting Schools; Results of Applicant Survey

July 9, 2019 This issue of The Match Illuminator highlights a webinar and companion materials to assist DO-granting medical school officials. It also features results of the 2019 NRMP Applicant Survey and resources for fellowship program directors. Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read the July 2019 Illuminator

NRMP Hosts Webinar for DO-Granting Medical School Officials

June 12, 2019 NRMP Chief Policy Officer Laurie Curtin hosted a webinar designed to help DO-granting medical school officials better understand NRMP policies related to senior students and how to perform school-based functions in the Registration, Ranking, and Results (R3) system. Links below provide access to the webinar recording, the static PowerPoint slides, and answers […]

Press Release: NRMP Board of Directors Welcomes Outstanding New Members

The NRMP Board of Directors recently elected five individuals to the Board for terms that begin July 1, 2019. The NRMP’s 19-member Board includes medical school deans, institutional officials and clinical program directors, resident/fellow physicians, and medical students. The new members are E. Sander Connolly, M.D., Michael Kavan, Ph.D., Cathy Lazarus, M.D., Heather Lillemoe, M.D., […]

June Illuminator: Board Approves Policy Changes, Welcomes New Members

June 4, 2019 This issue of The Match Illuminator highlights changes to the Match Participation Agreements recently approved by the NRMP Board of Directors and introduces five new Board members whose terms begin July 1. Illuminator is a resource for program, institution, and school Match participants. Read the June 2019 Illuminator