Schedule of Dates

The 2022 APPCN Match


Full Schedule of Dates

September, 2021 Residency Site Registration: Residency site registration emails for participation in the APPCN Match are sent to residency Program Directors, who must complete the online registration process using the NMS Match System.
September, 2021 - January, 2022

Applicant Registration: Beginning in September, applicants can register for the APPCN Match online via this website. Prior to registering, applicants should review the information in the Applicant Registration section of this website.

Applicants must contact and apply to programs independently of the APPCN Match. Application deadlines for programs vary; therefore, applicants should check with programs regarding their deadline dates.

November 30, 2021 By this date, a list of programs participating in the Match is available on this website.
January 15, 2022 Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.
January 26, 2022
Rankings Open: Applicants and programs may begin to submit Rank Order Lists for the Match using the NMS Match System.
February 9, 2022
Rank Order List Deadline: Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists. No Rank Order Lists, applicant or program registrations, or withdrawals can be submitted in the NMS Match System after 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
February 16, 2022

APPCN Match Day: Results of the APPCN Match are released to applicants and Program Directors. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled is to be taken prior to 12:00 p.m. noon Eastern Time.

Program Directors must send letters of confirmation of the APPCN Match result to matched applicants, according to APPCN Match Policies.

Unmatched applicants are permitted to seek positions and programs are permitted to fill positions that remain available independently of the APPCN Match beginning at 12:00 p.m. noon Eastern Time.