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2023 Match Season – Important Dates & Resources

The 2022 Match cycle was an unprecedented one for DO seniors and graduates; more than 7,048 osteopathic applicants matched in March 2022, and DO seniors achieved a 91.3 percent NRMP match rate—the highest on record.

As you look ahead to another hotly anticipated Match cycle, remember that every journey on the Road to DO Licensure is unique. Over the next nine months, the NBOME will be here to help you on that journey by providing information, education, and other valuable resources as you embark on one of the greatest transitions in your life.

In the meantime, here’s what you need to know as you start the Match process for 2023. Good luck!



June – August 2022 | On Your Mark…

Once your COM has approved you to enter the upcoming residency match, you can begin working on your applications in MyERAS. Check out the NRMP Intro to the Match page to learn about what’s new for this upcoming application cycle.

Military students are automatically registered for the Military Match.


September | Get Ready…

Now’s the time to start submitting applications. The AAMC’s Residency Explorer Tool can help you find programs that fit you, if you decide to expand your search.


October – January 2023 | Get Set…

It’s time for interviews! Many residency programs have gone back to in-person interviews, but some still hold them virtually—be sure to check the websites for any programs you’ve applied to for more information.  If it’s a virtual interview, these tips can help make sure you’re ready to ace your virtual interview.


February 2023 | …And GO!

If you’ve registered with the NRMP, now’s the time to submit your Rank Order Lists.


March 2023 | Crossing the Finish Line

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for!

Medical school student graduation credential verification deadline

SOAP-eligible applicants can send applications to unfilled match programs


May 2023

Navigating GME | Match Resources

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