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 

Press Release: NRMP 2020 “Transition to Residency” Conference Set to Go Virtual October 16-17

Notable Plenary Speakers, Sessions on Pandemic’s Impact on Medical Education Highlight Event Washington, D.C., October 8, 2020 – The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) will convene its stakeholder conference, Transition to Residency: Conversations Across the Medical Education Continuum, on October 16-17, 2020. Being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting offers members of […]

October Illuminator: NRMP Virtual Conference Registration Deadline; NRMP Board Call for Nominations

October 1,  2020 This issue of The Match Illuminator highlights the NRMP’s upcoming virtual Transition to Residency conference, a call for nominations to the NRMP Board, and information pertaining to the recent Main Residency Match webinar for programs. Read the October 2020 Illuminator 

NRMP Hosts Introduction to the Match Webinar for Residency Programs

September 14, 2020 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 2021, program set-up options, Match policies, and support resources. Links below […]

The NRMP Values Your Opinion! Community Invited to Submit Comments

September 1, 2020 The NRMP has a long record of collecting and analyzing data to support research and inform the Match and policies for medical education. One area in which the NRMP historically has not collected data is the demographic characteristics of participants. While the NRMP does not need this information to process the matching […]

(Updated September 8) NRMP FAQs During COVID-19 Pandemic

September 8, 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 […]

September Illuminator: 2021 Main Match Opening; 2020 PD Survey Report; Reg Deadline for Virtual Conference

September 1, 2020 This issue of The Match Illuminator announces resources for the 2021 Main Residency Match, publication of the 2020 Program Director Survey report, and October’s virtual Transition to Residency conference. Read the September 2020 Illuminator