Here's the Wall Street Journal's anticipatory story: New Doctors Eagerly Await 'Match Day'
"The National Resident Matching Program, the nonprofit group that pairs applicants with openings, expects this year's match to be the largest ever, surpassing last year when 31,355 U.S. and foreign applicants vied for 24,035 first-year residency openings."
Here's the NRMP's press release:
Here's the schedule:
March 15, 2013
Match Day! Match results for applicants are posted to Web site at 1:00 p.m. eastern time.
Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) concludes at 5:00 p.m. eastern time.
March 16, 2013
Hospitals begin sending letters of appointment to matched applicants after this date.