The Match Process, whether it’s the Main Residency Match or a Fellowship Match, involves institution and program staff doing their part to make the process run smoothly.  

Match Calendars

Each Match has its own timeline so institution and program staff must pay close attention to the Match calendar to be sure all deadlines are met.

New Programs and Institutions

Programs and institutions new to the Match can complete the appropriate form and email it to The information provided on the form will allow NRMP to create a record in the R3 system and add your program or institution to the appropriate Match. Programs and additional tracks can also be added to an open Match by the Institutional Official or Institutional Administrator.

The Match Process for Programs and Institutions

Participating Fellowships

Click this link to learn about the many Fellowship Matches sponsored by the NRMP