Schedule of Dates

The 2022 ASHP Match


Full Schedule of Dates

August, 2021 Residency Program Registration: Registration emails for participation in the Match are sent to Residency Program Directors, who must complete the online registration process using the NMS Match System.
November 1, 2021 By this date a list of programs participating in the Match is available on this website.
November 3, 2021

Applicant Registration Opens: Prior to registering, applicants should review information about applicant registration on this website. 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 website.

Applicants must apply to programs independently of the Match. All residencies that participate in the Match also participate in PhORCAS. Applicants must register for the Match before they can send applications to those residencies using PhORCAS. Applicants must abide by the individual application deadline dates set by each program.

December 17, 2021 Early Commitment Deadline: The final deadline for PGY2 programs to offer and for PGY1 residents to accept positions through the Early Commitment Process is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Information about the Early Commitment Process is available on this website.
December 31, 2021 Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.
February 14, 2022
Phase I Rankings Open: Applicants and programs may begin to submit Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match using the NMS Match System.
March 3, 2022 Applicant Registration Deadline for Phase I: No applicants can register to participate in Phase I of the Match after 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
March 4, 2022
Phase I Rank Order List Deadline: Applicant and program Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
March 16, 2022

Phase I Match Results Day: Results of Phase I of the Match are released to applicants and Program Directors.

Program Directors must contact matched applicants in writing no later than April 15, 2022, and applicants must respond in accordance with the program's instructions, to confirm and document acceptance of the Match results.

Available Positions for Phase II: A list of programs with available positions for Phase II of the Match is provided on this website beginning at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

March 17, 2022

Prepare Phase II Applications: Applicants who are not matched to a position in Phase I, as well as applicants who did not participate in Phase I, can use PhORCAS to prepare applications beginning at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

March 21, 2022

Submit Phase II Applications: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, applicants who did not obtain a position in Phase I of the Match or who did not participate in Phase I of the Match can submit applications using PhORCAS to programs participating in Phase II of the Match.

Applicants and Programs that are eligible to participate in Phase II of the Match can access the NMS Match System to update their status and profile information for Phase II (e.g., withdraw or reactivate, update contact information, update number of positions available, etc.).

March 28, 2022
Phase II Rankings Open: Applicants and programs may begin to submit Rank Order Lists for Phase II of the Match using the NMS Match System.
April 5, 2022 Applicant Registration Deadline for Phase II: No applicants can register to participate in Phase II of the Match after 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
April 6, 2022
Phase II Rank Order List Deadline: Applicant and program Rank Order Lists for Phase II of the Match must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
April 13, 2022

Phase II Match Results Day: Results of Phase II of the Match are released to applicants and Program Directors.

Program Directors must contact matched applicants in writing no later than May 13, 2022, and applicants must respond in accordance with the program's instructions, to confirm and document acceptance of the Match results.

No action to fill available positions, such as contacts or interviews between applicants and programs, is to be taken on April 13 prior to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Available Positions for Post-Match: A list of programs with available positions for the Post-Match Process is provided on this website beginning at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Applicants who do not obtain a position in the Match can use PhORCAS to prepare applications to programs in the Post-Match Process. Programs can update information on positions available in the Post-Match Process in the NMS Match System until May 31.

April 14, 2022
Submit Post-Match Applications: Beginning at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time, applicants who did not obtain a position in either Phase of the Match, or who did not participate in either Phase of the Match, can submit applications using PhORCAS to programs in the Post-Match Process.
April 20, 2022 Recommended date for programs in the Post-Match Process to begin to make offers to applicants.