ASHP Resident Matching Program

for Residency Positions Beginning in 2019

Information for Match Participants

About the Match

Participating Programs

Lists of programs that are participating in the ASHP Match for positions beginning in 2019 are now available. A separate list is provided for each program type. The lists are updated regularly, whenever information about program participation in the Match changes.

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Key Dates

Applicant Registration is Now Open

The Match operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:

December 14, 2018: Final date for receipt at National Matching Services Inc. of letters of agreement and fees for the early commitment of PGY2 positions to current PGY1 residents.

December 31, 2018: Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.

February 11, 2019: The online NMS Match System will open on this date for Match participants to submit Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match.

February 28, 2019: Final date on which applicants can register to participate in Phase I of the Match.

March 1, 2019: Phase I Rank Order List Deadline:Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match.

March 15, 2019: Results of Phase I of the Match are released to applicants and Program Directors.

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Matching Algorithm

The matching algorithm uses the preferences stated on the Rank Order Lists submitted by applicants and programs to fill available positions.

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Additional Information

Match Overview

The ASHP Match provides an orderly process to help applicants obtain positions in either postgraduate year one (PGY1) or postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency programs of their choice, and to help residencies obtain applicants of their choice.

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Rules & Eligibility

Each applicant and residency must accept a Match Agreement when they register to participate in the Match, and must agree to abide by the ASHP Match Rules.

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Aggregate statistics of the Match results from previous years are available. Statistics for the 2019 Match will be available on the Match Results Release Date for each Phase of the Match.

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