Applications

2024 CASPR


Application Service Overview

The NMS Match System is now closed for applications and will open for programs participating in MPII to review applications at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 6, 2024.

The NMS Match System provides online tools that allow applicants to send applications to programs, and allows programs to organize and evaluate applications submitted by applicants.

Prior to release of the CASPR results, programs must accept and consider only applications submitted by applicants through the NMS Match System. After the release of the CASPR results, programs obtain applications directly from individual applicants.

The CASPR application provides a common set of information on applicants.

The NMS Match System has a number of tools to help organize and manage your applications.

  • View Tools Available to Programs
    • View interested applicants and access their applications
    • Search and filter applications across a wide set of criteria
    • Create customized scoring schemes to rate your applications
    • Add notes and comments about each application
    • Define and assign tags to help categorize applications according to criteria important to your program
    • Assign applicants to one of five statuses to indicate their progress in your review process including interviews
    • Export applicant information into CSV format

You must provide applicants with your institution and program's policies related to eligibility requirements for appointment, including vaccination requirements.

Deadlines

Programs are given a default application deadline date of October 31, 2023. However, programs are free to extend the deadline date to any day up to February 15, 2024. No applications for the Match can be received after this date.

All programs participating in MPII will be given a default application deadline date of 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 6, 2024. However, programs are free to extend their MPII application deadline date up to March 11, 2024. No applications for MPII can be received after this date.

All application requirements, including interviews, must be completed in a timely manner so that your Rank Order List(s) for MPII can be submitted no later than the March 11, 2024 deadline.

Application Contents

The standard CASPR application submitted by applicants includes the components listed below. All of the information submitted by an applicant to your program will be combined into one downloadable PDF file.


  • Applicant Information

    The Applicant Information page includes:

    • Applicant's name
    • Mailing Address
    • Email address
    • Primary and alternate phone numbers
    • CASPR Code Number
    • DPM School of Graduation
    • GPA (provided by college)
    • Class Rank (provided by college)
    • APMLE Part I Result and Attempts (provided by AACPM)
    • Academic History
    • Professional Accomplishments: Honors, Publications, Research Projects
    • Extracurriculars (optional)
    • Photo (optional)
  • Personal Statement

    Each application will include a Personal Statement uploaded by the applicant. The Personal Statement can be customized for your program if the applicant chooses to do so.

  • CV

    Each application will include a CV/Resume uploaded by the applicant. The CV can be customized for your program if the applicant chooses to do so.

  • Letters of Reference

    In order to submit an application, the applicant must identify a minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 individuals who will provide reference letters for the applicant.

    The reference writers are notified by CASPR of the request for a reference letter, and instructed to upload the reference letter to the NMS Match System. Applicants will not see the contents of the reference letters.

  • Supplemental Material

    If your program has other information that it would like included as part of its application, you can request that applicants attach this information to their application as Supplemental Material.

    Applicants can attach one Supplement Material PDF document to each application. This document can be updated after the submission of an application; you will receive an email notification if a Supplemental Material document attached to any of your applications has been updated.


If your program offers multiple tracks in CASPR, the applicant will be able to indicate on the application which track(s) they are interested in.

Access Applications

The NMS Match System is now closed for applications and will open for programs participating in MPII to review applications at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 6, 2024.

Log Into Access Applications

Application Service User Guide

View instructions for accessing and managing applications in the NMS Match System.

Application Service User Guide

List of Registered Applicants

Programs participating in CASPR have access to a List of Registered Applicants in the NMS Match System. The list shows the name and unique Code Number assigned to all applicants who are registered to participate in CASPR.

If an applicant chooses to withdraw from CASPR, you can see their withdrawal status on the List of Registered Applicants.

Log Into Access List of Registered Applicants

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