NRMP News

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

Nobel Prize Recipient Dr. Alvin E. Roth Among Talented Slate of Elected Individuals  Washington, D.C., June 22, 2020 – At its June meeting, the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Board of Directors elected five individuals for terms that begin July 1, 2020. The NRMP’s 19-member Board includes medical school deans, institutional officials, clinical program directors, […]

(Updated June 23) NRMP FAQs During COVID-19 Pandemic

June 23, 2020   To  address questions regarding the applicant transition to graduate medical education during the COVID-19 crisis, NRMP has created these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). While the situation remains fluid, NRMP will continue to monitor conditions and update the FAQs as new information and/or questions emerge. Please feel free to contact the NRMP leadership […]

Reports from the Coalition for Physician Accountability

The Coalition for Physician Accountability – a cross-organizational group of national medical education organizations, of which NRMP collaborated as a planning group member – released its Final Report and Recommendations for Medical Education Institutions of LCME-Accredited, U.S. Osteopathic, and Non-U.S. Medical School Applicants (see documents below), covering three major issues that applicants and training programs […]

June Illuminator: Schedule Changes to 2021 Main Residency Match; Fellowship Resources for Programs

June 8, 2020 This issue of The Match Illuminator highlights important schedule changes to the 2021 Main Residency Match, as well as guidance from the Coalition for Physician Accountability on navigating critical 2020-21 residency cycle issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources for fellowship program directors are also featured. Read the June  2020 Illuminator 

NRMP Main Residency Match Report Shows Record-Highs in Registrants, Positions

Washington, D.C., May 6, 2020 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) announces the publication of the Results and Data report for the 2020 Main Residency Match®, the system utilized globally by medical school students and graduates to obtain residency positions in the United States. The report, which is the most comprehensive data and analysis resource available […]

May Illuminator: COVID-19 FAQs; Score Verification for Schools; Fellowship Ranking Tips

May 7, 2020 This issue of The Match Illuminator features the NRMP’s FAQ document addressing applicant transition to training during the COVID-19 crisis. It also invites medical school officials to participate in the USMLE/COMLEX score verification process for Main Residency Match applicants and provides ranking tips and reminders to fellowship program directors. Read the May 2020 […]

Drs. Cynthia & Jasmine Kudji: An Inspirational Match

Mother and Daughter Set to Start 2020 Residencies at LSU Health Each year, Match Day ushers in thousands of stories of medical students grasping their residency dreams. But Match Day 2020 brought an extremely rare one: A mother and daughter graduating from medical school at the same time and both matching to the same institution. […]

Press Release: Thousands of Medical Students and Graduates Celebrate NRMP Match Results

2020 Main Residency Match is the largest on record.  Washington, D.C., March 20, 2020 – Today the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) celebrates Match Day with the thousands of applicants and programs participating in the 2020 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 Future for More Than 40,000 Resident Physician Applicants

Number of applicants and positions make the 2020 Main Residency Match the largest in history Washington, D.C., March 13, 2020 – On Friday, March 20, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) celebrates Match Day for the 2020 NRMP Main Residency Match. Medical school students and graduates from the United States and around the world will […]

NRMP Hosts Webinar to Assist Programs with 2020 Match Week, SOAP

March 5, 2020 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 […]