NRMP News

New NRMP Statement on Interviewing

November 8, 2021 The transition to residency is an exciting yet challenging time. While many applicants are tackling the demands of medical school, all are reflecting on the next chapter in their professional journey, one that includes the application, selection, and match to a residency program that will, for most, chart the course of their […]

New Results of the 2021 Applicant Survey Now Available!

September 29, 2021 NRMP is pleased to announce the availability of Results of the 2021 Applicant Survey. The survey, sent to 42,546 applicants who certified a rank order list (ROL) as part of the 2021 Main Residency Match, was fielded during the 11 days between the Rank Order List Certification Deadline and the start of […]

NRMP Hosts Introduction to the Match Webinar for Residency Programs

September 12, 2021 NRMP Chief of Match Operations, Jeanette Calli, recently hosted a webinar designed to assist program staff in administering their programs in the Main Residency Match.  This presentation provides introductory information about the Match as well as information about particular changes for 2022, Match policies, and support resources. Registration for the 2022 Main […]

Coalition for Physician Accountability Releases Recommendations on 2021-22 Residency Season Interviewing

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 24, 2021) The Coalition for Physician Accountability has released recommendations on 2021-22 Residency Season Interviewing for Medical Education Institutions Considering Applicants from LCME-Accredited, U.S. Osteopathic, and Non-U.S. Medical Schools. The recommendations were submitted by the Coalition’s Work Group on Medical Students in the Class of 2022 Moving Across Institutions for Interviews for […]

Press Release: NRMP Board of Directors Welcomes Outstanding Cohort of New Members

Talented Slate of Elected Individuals Reflects Comprehensive Constituent Membership Washington, D.C., July 13, 2021 –The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is pleased to announce the newly elected individuals to its Board of Directors. Since 2006, the 19-member NRMP Board has comprised medical school deans, clinical program directors, physicians in residency and fellowship training, medical students, […]

NRMP Position Statement on the Feasibility of an Early Match

July 2, 2021 For the past eighteen months the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has been working closely with other national medical education organizations to examine the current state of the transition to residency. Conversations have focused on mitigating burdens for both applicants and programs in the selection and recruitment process and addressing uncertainty in […]

Year in Review: NRMP 2020 Annual Report

In 2020, NRMP delivered the largest ever Main Residency Match and continued to experience growth in the Specialties Matching Service for fellowships. NRMP also supported its constituents in navigating an appointment and recruitment cycle amidst a pandemic, launched new strategic planning processes, revamped Results and Data for the Main Residency Match to include more comprehensive […]

Research Brief: Impact of Virtual Experience on the Transition to Residency

May 28, 2021 NRMP has released key highlights from the applicant and program director surveys in its Research Brief: Impact of Virtual Experience on the Transition to Residency – Findings From the 2021 Applicant and Program Director Surveys.  In light of the unprecedented changes made to the 2020-2021 recruitment cycle as a result of the […]

2021 Main Residency Match Results and Data Report Now Available

May 26, 2021 The 2021 Main Residency Match® Results and Data Report is now available. The report documents matches by specialty and applicant type, applicant preferred specialty, trends in specialty competitiveness, and positions per active applicant. The report also includes every program that participated in the Match, along with the numbers of positions offered and filled. […]

NRMP Statement on Collection of Applicant Demographic Data

April 5, 2021 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is pleased to announce plans to collect applicant demographic data beginning with the 2022 Main Residency Match.  This decision, approved by the NRMP Board of Directors at its January 2021 meeting, supports the current strategic planning efforts of the organization to build a robust research agenda, […]