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 Program Requirements and Conditions

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Match Participation Agreement for Program

2024 Main Residency Match Applicants Calendar

The Main Residency Match ("the Match") is sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®), an independent, non-profit organization founded in 1952 for the purpose of providing an orderly and fair mechanism for matching the training preferences of applicants to U.S. residency positions with the preferences of residency training program directors.

The Match:

Provides a system for the confidential selection of applicants to graduate medical education programs using an electronic, proprietary mathematic algorithm;

Establishes an equitable and uniform time for applicants and programs to submit rank order lists that express their respective preferences;

Enables programs to make informed decisions about applicants in an orderly manner and free of persuasion; and

Establishes a binding commitment between the applicant and the program(s). Neither the applicant nor the program may release the other from the binding commitment without a waiver or deferral granted by the NRMP (Section 10.0).

In accordance with the NRMP Match Participation Agreement, we provide you access to the following four documents:

1)  Benefit Program Summary

2) ​ Sample Agreement of Appointment

3)  Eligibility and Resident Selection​ 

4)  Salaries and Benefits ​

In addition to the aforementioned items, please let us know if you wish to review any of our specific GME policies (time away, educational funding, drug and substance abuse, etc.). We are happy to share any of our policies, but we have a restricted web platform where we are unable to provide you instant access to all of them simultaneously. Again, feel free to reach out with your specific requests.

​Of note, Marshfield Clinic Health System follows the NRMP's eligibility of employment criteria. Specifically, please refer to 4.0 TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE MATCH

7. The program must disclose to applicants all eligibility requirements for training set forth by the sponsoring institution and the program during the recruitment period and before the Rank Order List Certification Deadline. These requirements may include pre-employment testing (e.g., illicit drug screening), background checks (e.g., criminal, financial, etc.), visa sponsorship, and any other requirement(s). Programs must be able to demonstrate that eligibility​ requirements are made available to each applicant during recruitment and before the Rank Order List Certification Deadline, either electronically or in writing.