2017 MedPhys Match

The Medical Physics Matching Program

Schedule of Dates

The Match Results Release date has been changed to 12:00 p.m. noon ET on Monday, March 27, 2017. Read more.

For the Medical Physics Matching Program (the "MedPhys Match") to function successfully, all participants must adhere to the complete Schedule of Dates below:

August, 2016 -
September, 2016
Residency Agreements for participation in the MedPhys Match are sent to residency program directors, who must return their Agreements to National Matching Services Inc.
October 13, 2016 By this date, a list of programs participating in the MedPhys Match will be available for access on this web site. Program registrations may still be accepted after this date.

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

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 www.aapm.org/mprap.
December 1, 2016Recommended date by which applicants should register for the MedPhys Match, although registrations can be accepted after this date.
February 24, 2017By this date, instructions for submitting Rank Order Lists and obtaining MedPhys Match results will be available to applicants and program directors registered to participate in the MedPhys Match.
March 7, 2017Beginning on this date applicants and programs will be able to submit Rank Order Lists for the MedPhys Match using the NMS Match System accessible from this web site.
March 22, 2017Rank Order List Deadline: Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists. No Rank Order Lists, applicant or program registrations or withdrawals can be accepted after this date.
* March 27, 2017Results of the MedPhys Match are released to applicants and program directors. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled is to be taken prior to 12 noon Eastern Time on this date.
March 27, 2017 -
April 10, 2017
Program directors send letters of confirmation of the MedPhys Match result to matched applicants within 10 working days of the release of the Match results. Applicants sign and return the letters of confirmation within 10 days of receipt of the letter from the program.

* Note: Important Change in Schedule

Because of a recent executive order by the President of the United States, the AAPM Subcommittee on Oversight of the MedPhys Match has requested that NMS expedite the release of the 2017 MedPhys Match results, if possible. The MedPhys Match Results release date is now Monday, March 27, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. noon ET.

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