Match Day



March 17, 2011 - At noon today, 16,000 upcoming graduates of U.S. medical schools will participate in “Match Day” and learn where they will spend their years of residency training. According to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), which matches the medical students to residency positions, many of these students are choosing to pursue careers in highly competitive medical specialties, such as surgery, dermatology and anesthesiology.