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Schedule of Dates

The 2018 MedPhys Match

August, 2017 - September, 2017 Residency registration e-mails for participation in the Medical Physics Matching Program (the "MedPhys Match") are sent to residency Program Directors, who must complete the online registration process using the NMS Match System.
October 12, 2017

By this date, a list of programs participating in the MedPhys Match will be available for access on this web site. Program registrations may still be accepted after this date.

MedPhys Match registration will open for applicants. Prior to registering, applicants should review the information in the Applicant Registration section of this web site.

Applicants must contact and apply to programs independently of the MedPhys Match. Application processes and deadlines for programs vary; therefore, applicants should check with programs directly for more information. Many programs use the MP-RAP (Medical Physics Residency Application Program) system provided by AAPM. More information about MP-RAP can be found on the MP-RAP web site.

December 1, 2017 Recommended date by which applicants should register for the MedPhys Match, although registrations can be accepted after this date.
February 23, 2018 By this date, instructions for submitting Rank Order Lists and obtaining MedPhys Match results will be available to applicants and Program Directors registered to participate in the MedPhys Match.
March 6, 2018 Beginning on this date applicants and programs will be able to submit Rank Order Lists for the MedPhys Match using the NMS Match System accessible from the this web site.
March 21, 2018 Rank Order List Deadline: Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists. No Rank Order Lists, applicant or program registrations or withdrawals can be accepted after this date.
March 28, 2018 Results of the MedPhys Match are released to applicants and Program Directors. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled is to be taken prior to 12:00 p.m. noon Eastern Time on this date.
March 28 - April 17, 2018 Program Directors send letters of confirmation of the MedPhys Match result to matched applicants within 10 working days of the release of the Match results. Applicants sign and return the letters of confirmation within 10 days of receipt of the letter from the program .


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