Main Residency Match Programs & Institutions Calendar

View important dates below, color-coded to show where you are in the Match cycle. Add dates to your personal calendar to keep track of Match deadlines throughout the process.

Process Status
  1. Registration
  2. Ranking
  3. Match Week

Registration Opens

Institution and program users can register their individual user account, sign the Match Participation Agreement, and review program details in the R3 system.

Quota Change Deadline

  • Deadline to increase or  decrease the number of positions your program desires to fill through the Match.
  • Deadline to enter your program’s SOAP participation status.
  • Deadline to withdraw your program from the Match.

Support Guide: Changing Quota & Program Details

Ranking Opens

Login to R3 to build and edit your Rank Order List.

Support Guide: Enter and Certify a Rank Order List for Programs

 

Rank Order List Certification Deadline

  • Deadline to rank applicants and certify your program’s rank order list.
  • Deadline for reversions to be entered and approved.
  • Deadline for the institutional official to approve program changes.

Match Week Begins

Applicant match status and program fill status available (by email and R3 system).

Regional Match Statistics report available.

2022 Match Week and SOAP Schedule Detail 

Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program Begins

10:00 am ET: SOAP applicants can start preparing applications in the AAMC ERAS® system.

Applicants and their representatives cannot communicate with a program until contacted by that program.

Soap Round 1

Confidential Advance Data Tables available.

8:55 am ET: Deadline to certify program preference list for Round 1 offers.

9:00 am ET: Applicants receive Round 1 offers by logging in to R3 system.

11:00 am ET: Applicant deadline to accept/reject Round 1 offers.

 

Soap Round 2

Deadline to certify program preference list for Round 2 offers.

12:00 pm ET: Applicants receive Round 2 offers.

2:00 pm ET: Applicant deadline to accept/reject Round 2 offers.

2:00 p.m. ET : Program Confidential Roster of Matched Applicants report available (by email and R3 system)

Soap Round 3

Deadline to certify program preference list for Round 2 offers.

3:00 pm ET: Applicants receive Round 3 offers.

5:00 pm ET: Applicant deadline to accept/reject Round 3 offers.

Soap Round 4

Deadline to certify program preference list for Round 4 offers.

6:00 pm ET: Applicants receive Round 4 offers.

8:00 pm ET: Applicant deadline to accept/reject Round 4 offers.

8:30 pm ET: Programs update their number of remaining unfilled positions on the List of Unfilled Programs.

9:00 pm ET: SOAP ends with posting of final List of Unfilled Programs in the R3 system.

Match Day Results Release

Program Match Results by Ranked Applicant and SOAP Programs Preferred Applicants reports available.

Advance Data Tables available.