On September 20, 2016, the NRMP established a new communication rule that comes into effect for all Matches opening after June 30, 2016. Programs are not allowed to request the names, specialties, geographic locations, or other identifying information about programs that you have or may apply to. Continue reading
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In case you missed this announcement, the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) recently announced changes that will affect medical students. Continue reading
What Step 1 score do you need to match in the specialty you want? The NRMP just released updated results on the Main Residency Match® (See Charting Outcomes in the Match, 2014: Characteristics of Applicants Who Matched to Their Preferred Specialty in the 2014 NRMP Main Residency Match (5th edition) Continue reading
In a recent report, the NRMP reported the following results as indicators of career interests among U.S. medical school seniors. Among the notable trends in the 2011 year:
In a nutshell: Under the All-in Model, independent applicants, Canadian, Caribbean, and international medical student applicants will no longer be able to secure residency positions in the U.S. prior to the formal residency match that takes place in March. Independent applicants, such as osteopathic students and graduate applicants and past allopathic medical graduate applicants, will not be privy to pre-match practices after the 2012 match year.
The NRMP (National Residency Matching Program) has announced that starting in 2013, participating residency institutions will not be able to offer a portion of their positions to students prior to the match. The NRMP Board of Directors decided unanimously in favor of the All-in Policy which states that U.S. residency programs must place all positions in the NRMP match or none. This greatly changes the landscape for both international medical graduates and U.S. medical graduates competing for very valuable residency positions. (Read NRMP announcement here: http://www.nrmp.org/ )
It is February and it is time for you to make your rank order list (ROL) for the Residency Match. There have been some critical trends in the past few years that students should be aware of to make wise decisions about their ROL...
Here is an NRMP publication that I wanted to share with you. It is a jewel filled with wonderful data that can help students make informed decisions in planning for electives, research, international service, board exams, etc. when creating the best applicant profile for residency match...
The National Residency Match Program (NRMP) and the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) has announced changes in the Scramble process to begin in the Residency Match year of 2012. After a few years of...