Schedule of Dates
|August, 2013||Residency Agreements for participation in the Match are sent to residency program directors, who must return their Agreements to National Matching Services Inc.|
|November, 2013||By the beginning of November applicants will be able to register for the Match. Prior to registering, applicants should review information accessible from the links in the About the Match section of this web site. Applicants register for the Match via the online registration portal shared by the Match and the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). The registration portal can be accessed from the Applicant Registration page on this web site.|
Applicants applying to residencies in the United States that participate in PhORCAS must register for the Match before they can send applications to those residencies using PhORCAS.
Applicants must apply to programs independently of the Match. Application deadlines for programs vary; therefore, applicants should check with programs regarding their deadline dates.
|November 1, 2013||By this date a list of programs participating in the Match will be available on this web site.|
|December 20, 2013||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.|
|January 10, 2014||Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.|
|February 7, 2014||By 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.|
|February 17, 2014||Beginning on this date applicants and program will be able to submit Rank Order Lists for the Match.|
|March 6, 2014||Final date on which applicants can register to participate in the Match.|
|March 7, 2014||Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists. No Rank Order Lists can be accepted after this date.|
|March 21, 2014||Results of the Match are released to applicants and program directors. |
The list of programs with unfilled positions in the Match will be provided on the Match web site beginning at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled, such as contacts or interviews between applicants and programs, is to be taken prior to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 21. Applicants who do not obtain a position in the Match will be able to use PhORCAS to prepare applications beginning on March 21, and to submit applications to programs participating in PhORCAS beginning on March 24. Programs with available positions should not make offers to applicants before March 31, 2014. Programs will be able to update information on positions available after the Match on the Match web site until May 31.
|March 21, 2014 -|
April 20, 2014
|Program directors must send letters of confirmation of the Match result to matched applicants, who must sign and return the letters of confirmation.|