The NRMP uses a mathematical algorithm to place applicants into residency and fellowship positions. Research on the algorithm was the basis for awarding the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
The Main Residency Match Opened September 15th, 2021
First-time and returning participants will find useful resources throughout our site.
Meeting the Needs of All Stakeholders
Offering Comprehensive Data, Reports and Resources
Make informed decisions to impact your competitiveness as a candidate, understand issues that affect participants and learn about trends in Match rates by reviewing these reports and publications.
Other Topics of Interest
Check out these other offerings from The Match
Transition to Residency Conference
NRMP’s national meeting of institution, program, and medical school stakeholders to discuss critical issues related to the transition to residency.
Residency Explorer Tool
A joint resource with the AAMC, AACOM, NBME, and others for applicants to evaluate programs in preferred specialties.
2022 Main Residency Match
The Main Match calendars are updated and we look forward to celebrating Match Week with you March 14-18, 2022.