A medical student smiles as she learns about the early match program.

Learning About Early Match Programs

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About this article

The Match is a uniform system used to fill residency programs with incoming residents. There are 4 specialties that participate in an early match: neurology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology and urology. Each specialty handles the process differently. Some are affiliated with the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP) and some are not. The military also has its own match program.

What you´ll learn
  • The timeline for the SF Match
  • How the military match differs from other match process
  • The urology and osteopathic match programs
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