NRMP News

NRMP Statement on Public Allegations of Bias and Discrimination in the Match Process

February 18, 2021 The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has become aware of concerning public allegations that an institution has conducted its affairs in a fashion that introduced bias and discrimination into the process of residency or fellowship applicant selection. The NRMP takes such allegations seriously. The NRMP is committed to its mission and responsibility to […]

February Illuminator: Main Residency Match Reminders; Program Match Rights & Responsibilities

February 1, 2021 This issue of The Match Illuminator features Main Residency Match Reminders, Program Match Rights and Responsibilities, and a new feature, Meet the NRMP. Read the February 2021 Illuminator 

NRMP Hosts Webinar to Assist Residency Programs with Ranking Applicants

February 1, 2021 NRMP Chief of Match Operations Jeanette Calli hosted a webinar to assist program staff with ranking applicants in the 2021 Main Residency Match.  The presentation provides information about Quota Changes and Withdrawals, Setting SOAP Participation, Creating and Certifying a Rank Order List, Match Policies, and more. Links below provide access to the […]

January Illuminator: Quota Change, Withdrawal, and SOAP Participation Resources for Programs

January 4,  2021 This issue of The Match Illuminator features reminders and resources to help programs with a few Main Residency Match items that fall on January 31.  Read the January 2021 Illuminator 

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