NRMP News

New! Year in Review: NRMP 2020 Annual Report

In 2020, NRMP delivered the largest ever Main Residency Match and continued to experience growth in the Specialties Matching Service for fellowships. NRMP also supported its constituents in navigating an appointment and recruitment cycle amidst a pandemic, launched new strategic planning processes, revamped Results and Data for the Main Residency Match to include more comprehensive […]

New! Research Brief: Impact of Virtual Experience on the Transition to Residency

May 28, 2021 NRMP has released key highlights from the applicant and program director surveys in its Research Brief: Impact of Virtual Experience on the Transition to Residency – Findings From the 2021 Applicant and Program Director Surveys.  In light of the unprecedented changes made to the 2020-2021 recruitment cycle as a result of the […]

New! 2021 Main Residency Match Results and Data Report Now Available

May 26, 2021 The 2021 Main Residency Match® Results and Data Report is now available. The report documents matches by specialty and applicant type, applicant preferred specialty, trends in specialty competitiveness, and positions per active applicant. The report also includes every program that participated in the Match, along with the numbers of positions offered and filled. […]

NRMP Statement on Collection of Applicant Demographic Data

April 5, 2021 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is pleased to announce plans to collect applicant demographic data beginning with the 2022 Main Residency Match.  This decision, approved by the NRMP Board of Directors at its January 2021 meeting, supports the current strategic planning efforts of the organization to build a robust research agenda, […]

April Illuminator: Important Announcements; Main Residency Match Highlights; Meet the NRMP

April 1, 2021 This issue of The Match Illuminator features important announcements, highlights from the Main Residency Match, and an article featuring one of the NRMP’s outstanding Client Support Specialists, April Williams. Read the April 2021 Illuminator 

Press Release: NRMP Delivers Strong Residency Match During Uncertain Times

Applicants Celebrate the 2021 Main Residency Match, Largest on Record Washington, D.C., March 19, 2021 – Today the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) celebrates Match Day with the thousands of applicants and programs participating in the 2021 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 Training Path for More Than 42,000 Resident Physician Applicants

Number of applicants and positions make the 2021 Main Residency Match the largest in history Washington, D.C., March 11, 2021 – On Friday, March 19, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) celebrates Match Day for the 2021 NRMP Main Residency Match. Medical school students and graduates from the United States and around the world will […]

Recording of 2021 Match Week and SOAP Webinar For Applicants

March 9, 2021 The NRMP and AAMC/ERAS presented a joint Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®) 101 webinar for applicants on March 8, 2021. 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 on SOAP […]

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