Overview for Programs

The 2019 Resident Matching Program

The Match Process

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   Register for the Match

The Program Director of each accredited residency is sent an e-mail with a personalized link to register their residency for the 2019 Match. The registration process is completed online in the NMS Match System.

   Applications and Interviews

Applications are reviewed and interviews are conducted independently of the Match. Programs use the PhORCAS service to accept and review applications. Applicants must be registered for the Match in order to send applications using PhORCAS.

   Submit Your Rankings

To participate in the Match, you must submit a Rank Order List for each program offered by your residency, on which you list your desired applicants in numerical order of preference (first choice, second choice, etc.). Rank Order Lists are submitted online using the NMS Match System.

   Get Your Results

Phase I results are released on March 15, 2019. Phase II results are released on April 10, 2019.

Match results are delivered by e-mail and are also accessible online via the NMS Match System.

Key Dates

August 2018
Registration e-mails sent to Program Directors.

November 1, 2018
List of Participating Programs available for applicants.

December 14, 2018
Deadline for receipt at NMS of agreements and fees for the early commitment of PGY2 positions to current PGY1 residents.

February 11, 2019
NMS Match System opens to enter rankings for Phase I.

March 1, 2019
Phase I Rank Order List deadline.

March 15, 2019
Phase I results released.

March 19, 2019
Eligible applicants will be able to submit applications using PhORCAS to programs participating in Phase II.

March 25, 2019
NMS Match System opens to enter rankings for Phase II.

April 3, 2019
Phase II Rank Order List deadline.

April 10, 2019
Phase II results released.

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