Match Week for the Main Residency Match® takes place the third week in March. It is the period of time beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday and ending at 1:00 p.m. ET on Friday when applicants and programs learn the results of the Match. Positions left unfilled after the matching algorithm has been processed are offered to eligible applicants through the Match Week Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®). Applicants should spend time familiarizing themselves with Match Week information and resources.
SOAP Eligibility Notification
Match Status Notification
SOAP for Eligible Applicants
SOAP for Ineligible Applicants
Post-SOAP List of Unfilled Programs
Between the Rank Order List Certification Deadline and Match Week, NRMP takes a number of steps to ensure the accuracy of Match results.