Schedule of Dates

The 2021 MedPhys Match

Full Schedule of Dates

Information about the 2022 MedPhys Match will be available in September 2021.

September, 2020 Residency Registration Opens: Residency registration emails 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, 2020

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

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

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 at

December 1, 2020 Recommended date by which applicants should register for the MedPhys Match, although registrations can be accepted after this date.
March 8, 2021
Rankings Open: Applicants and programs may begin to submit Rank Order Lists for the MedPhys Match using the NMS Match System.
March 24, 2021
Rank Order List Deadline: Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists. No Rank Order Lists, registrations, or withdrawals can be submitted after 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
March 31, 2021

Match Results Day: Results of the MedPhys Match are released to applicants and Program Directors. The Post-Match Process begins at 12:00 p.m. noon Eastern Time. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled is to be taken prior to 12:00 p.m. noon Eastern Time on this date.

Unmatched applicants are permitted to seek positions and programs are permitted to fill positions that remain available independently of MedPhys Match.

March 31 - April 24, 2021 Program Directors send letters of confirmation of the MedPhys Match result to matched applicants within 10 working days of the release of the MedPhys Match results. Applicants must return the letters of confirmation in accordance with the program's instructions within 10 days of receipt of the letter from the program.
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