NRMP News

Press Release: NRMP Delivers Strong Residency Match During Uncertain Times

Applicants Celebrate the 2021 Main Residency Match, Largest on Record Washington, D.C., March 19, 2021 – Today the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) celebrates Match Day with the thousands of applicants and programs participating in the 2021 Main Residency Match®. Medical school students and graduates from the United States and around the world have learned in […]

Press Release: Match Week to Reveal Training Path for More Than 42,000 Resident Physician Applicants

Number of applicants and positions make the 2021 Main Residency Match the largest in history Washington, D.C., March 11, 2021 – On Friday, March 19, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) celebrates Match Day for the 2021 NRMP Main Residency Match. Medical school students and graduates from the United States and around the world will […]

Recording of 2021 Match Week and SOAP Webinar For Applicants

March 9, 2021 The NRMP and AAMC/ERAS presented a joint Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®) 101 webinar for applicants on March 8, 2021. The NRMP Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) offers applicants the opportunity to apply to residency positions left unfilled after the Main Residency Match®. The webinar recording provides details on SOAP […]

NRMP Hosts Webinar to Assist Programs with 2021 Match Week, SOAP

March 5, 2021 NRMP Chief of Match Operations Jeanette Calli hosted a webinar designed to provide program staff with helpful information about Match Week and the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP).  The presentation provides a review of SOAP policies, tips on how to create a SOAP Preference List, ways to monitor and update Preference […]

March Illuminator: SOAP Rules; Fellowship Report; Partner Spotlight: AACOM

March 1, 2021 This issue of The Match Illuminator features Rules of Engagement During SOAP,  the Fellowship Results and Data Report, and a new feature, Partner Spotlight. The first Partner Spotlight highlights the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. Read the March 2021 Illuminator 

Press Release: NRMP 2021 Fellowship Results and Data Report

More than 10,400 fellowship positions filled through NRMP Specialties Matching Service. Washington, D.C., March 1, 2021 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has released Results and Data Specialties Matching Service®, 2021 Appointment Year, an annual report of physician Fellowship Matches conducted by the NRMP Specialties Matching Service (SMS®). The report shows 12,925 active applicants […]

NRMP Statement on Public Allegations of Bias and Discrimination in the Match Process

February 18, 2021 The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has become aware of concerning public allegations that an institution has conducted its affairs in a fashion that introduced bias and discrimination into the process of residency or fellowship applicant selection. The NRMP takes such allegations seriously. The NRMP is committed to its mission and responsibility to […]

NRMP Hosts Webinar to Assist Residency Programs with Ranking Applicants

February 1, 2021 NRMP Chief of Match Operations Jeanette Calli hosted a webinar to assist program staff with ranking applicants in the 2021 Main Residency Match.  The presentation provides information about Quota Changes and Withdrawals, Setting SOAP Participation, Creating and Certifying a Rank Order List, Match Policies, and more. Links below provide access to the […]

January Illuminator: Quota Change, Withdrawal, and SOAP Participation Resources for Programs

January 4,  2021 This issue of The Match Illuminator features reminders and resources to help programs with a few Main Residency Match items that fall on January 31.  Read the January 2021 Illuminator 

Press Release: NRMP Releases Results of Pediatric Specialties Match for Appointment Year 2021

1,414 matched applicants to begin pediatric fellowship training positions in July 2021 Washington, D.C., December 21, 2020 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has released the results of the 2020 Pediatric Specialties Match (PSM) for appointment year 2021. The 2020 PSM surpassed the 2019 PSM with 1,640 applicants submitting program choices (a 7.8% increase) and […]