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The 2018 APPIC Match


July, 2017 Internship Site registration e-mails for participation in the Match are sent to internship Training Directors, who must complete the online registration process.
July, 2017 - December, 2017 Beginning in July, applicants can register for the APPIC Match via this web site.

Applicants must apply to internship programs independently of the Match using the AAPI Online application service. Application deadlines for training sites vary; therefore, applicants should check with training sites regarding their deadline dates.
October 1, 2017 By this date, a list of internship programs participating in the Match will be available on this web site.
December 1, 2017 Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.
December 31, 2017 By this date, instructions for submitting Rank Order Lists and obtaining Match results will be available to applicants and training sites registered to participate in the Match.

For applicants who register for the Match after this date, the applicant's Director of Clinical Training must provide explicit written authorization to NMS before the registration can be accepted by NMS.
Monday,
January 22, 2018
Beginning on this date applicants and programs will be able to submit Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match using the NMS Match System.
Wednesday,
February 7, 2018
Phase I Rank Order List Deadline: The deadline for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match will be 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on this date. No applicant registrations for the Match can be accepted after this date.
Friday,
February 23, 2018
APPIC Phase I Match Day: Results of Phase I of the Match are released to applicants and Training Directors. Result information will be distributed by e-mail and will be available online in the NMS Match System beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Internship Training Directors must send letters of confirmation of the Match result for Phase I to matched applicants and their academic Directors of Clinical Training shortly after receipt of the Match results, in accordance with APPIC Match Policies.

Available Positions: A list of programs with positions available in Phase II of the Match will be provided on this web site beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on this date. No action to fill positions offered in Phase II is to be taken prior to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on this date.

Applications to Programs: Applicants who are eligible to participate in Phase II of the Match will be able to submit applications to programs that are participating in Phase II beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on this date using the AAPI Online application service.
Thursday,
March 1, 2018
The deadline for applicants to submit applications to programs participating in Phase II of the Match will be 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on this date. All programs participating in Phase II of the Match must accept applications until this deadline. Programs may elect to continue accepting applications for Phase II of the Match beyond this deadline, but are not required to do so.

Programs participating in Phase II will be able to view and download applications from the AAPI Online system beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on this date.

Applicants and programs that are eligible to participate in Phase II of the Match will be able to submit Rank Order Lists and other information for Phase II beginning on this date using the NMS Match System.
Monday,
March 19, 2018
Phase II Rank Order List Deadline: The deadline for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists for Phase II of the Match will be 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on this date.
Monday,
March 26, 2018
APPIC Phase II Match Day: Results of Phase II of the Match are released to applicants and Training Directors. Result information will be distributed by e-mail and will be available online in the NMS Match System beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Internship Training Directors must send letters of confirmation of the Match result for Phase II to matched applicants and their academic Directors of Clinical Training shortly after receipt of the Match results, in accordance with APPIC Match Policies.

Available Positions: The APPIC Post-Match Vacancy Service will provide information on open positions beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on this date. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled after Phase II is to be taken prior to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on this date.
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