NRMP FAQs During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 1, 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 […]

New! Reports from the Coalition for Physician Accountability

May 11, 2020 Today, 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 […]

New! NRMP Main Residency Match Report Shows Record-Highs in Registrants and 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 […]

New! 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 […]

New! 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 […]

Recording of Match Week and SOAP Webinar For Applicants

  March 5, 2020 The NRMP, AAMC/ERAS, and ECFMG presented a joint Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) 101 webinar for applicants on March 3, 2020. 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 […]

Year in Review: NRMP 2019 Annual Report

NRMP’s 2019 was highlighted by the largest ever Main Residency Match and Specialties Matching Service. NRMP also hosted its third Transition to Residency conference, launched an intensive Match workshop for new program staff, offered new resources for the osteopathic community, and appointed a new President and CEO. View the NRMP 2019 Annual Report . We […]