NRMP News

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 […]

Press Release: NRMP Medical Specialties Matching Program Appoints 5,208 Residents to Advanced Training Positions

Record Highs Set for Number of Applicants, Programs, Positions, and Positions Filled for Appointment Year 2021 Washington, D.C., December 3, 2020 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has released the results of the 2020 Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP). The MSMP encompasses nearly all Internal Medicine subspecialties, and the 2020 Match (for positions that will […]

December Illuminator: Checking Applicant Match History; Information to Provide to Interviewees

December 1,  2020 This issue of The Match Illuminator spotlights applicant interviews from a policy perspective. Helpful guidance is provided, including how to check Applicant Match History before scheduling an interview and what information to provide to interviewees.  Read the December 2020 Illuminator 

November Illuminator: Virtual Interview Best Practices; Virtual 2020 Transition to Residency Conference A Success

November 2,  2020 This issue of The Match Illuminator highlights some best practices for programs conducting virtual interviews,  recaps the NRMP’s 2020 virtual Transition to Residency conference, and provides a reminder that the deadline for nominations to the NRMP Board of Directors is December 1, 2020.   Read the November 2020 Illuminator