APPCN Resident Matching Program

for Positions Beginning in 2017

Schedule of Dates

All participants must adhere to the APPCN Match Schedule of Dates below:

DateActivity/Event
September, 2016Residency Program Agreements for participation in the Match are sent to residency program directors, who must return their Agreements to National Matching Services Inc.
September, 2016 – January, 2017 Beginning in September, applicants can register for the APPCN Match online via this web site.

Applicants must contact and apply to programs independently of the Match. Application deadlines for programs vary; therefore, applicants should check with programs regarding their deadline dates.
November 18, 2016By this date, a list of programs participating in the Match will be available for access on this web site.
January 13, 2017Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.
January 20, 2017By this date, instructions for submitting Rank Order Lists and obtaining Match results will be available to applicants and program directors registered to participate in the Match.
January 25, 2017Beginning on this date applicants and programs will be able to submit Rank Order Lists for the Match using the NMS Match System.
February 9, 2017Rank Order List Deadline: Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists. No Rank Order Lists, registrations or withdrawals can be accepted after this date.
February 21, 2017Results of the Match are released to applicants and program directors. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled is to be taken prior to 12 noon Eastern Time on this date. Program directors must send letters of confirmation of the Match result to matched applicants, according to APPCN Match Policies.

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