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PARTICIPANT TYPE:US Allopathic Senior
To participate in the Main Residency Match, a U.S. senior must attend a medical school accredited by the LCME and be on schedule to graduate and enter residency training on July 1 in the year of The Match.FIND OUT MORE I am not a US Allopathic Senior
To participate in the Main Residency Match, an independent applicant must meet the requirements for entry into graduate medical education as prescribed by the ACGME, and have their credentials be verified by their medical schools or by the ECFMG.FIND OUT MORE Medical School Official
Medical school officials must verify their students’ and graduates’ eligibility to enter graduate medical education on July 1 in the year of the Main Residency Match as well as their eligibility to participate in SOAP.FIND OUT MORE Institutional Official / Program Director
Institutional officials must ensure their programs in the Main Residency Match register and attempt to fill all positions in the Match. Program directors must ensure that applicants are not pressured to reveal ranking or SOAP preferences.FIND OUT MORE
An annual Schedule of Dates is published by the NRMP. Time is of the essence, and all information must be received by the NRMP by the published deadlines.FIND OUT MORE SOAP New Resources!
The Match Week Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program is the process by which unmatched and partially matched applicants try to obtain unfilled residency positions.FIND OUT MORE FAQs
The Frequently Asked Questions pages provide answers to common questions on a variety of topics, including Match eligibility, ranking, and NRMP policies.FIND OUT MORE