NRMP and TSDA Match Schedules

2019 Integrated Thoracic Surgery Match Schedule
September 15, 2018: Registration opens at 12:00 p.m. ET
November 30, 2018: Standard registration deadline for applicants at 11:59 p.m. ET. After November 30, applicants incur a $50 late fee in addition to the standard registration fee.
January 15, 2019: Rank order list entry opens at 12:00 p.m. ET
January 31, 2019: Program quota change, withdrawal, and Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) participation deadlines at 11:59 p.m. ET

February 20, 2019: Applicant late registration and Match withdrawal deadline; medical school student/graduation credentials verification deadline
March 11, 2019:  Match Week-SOAP begins at 11:00 a.m. ET.
March 14, 2019:  SOAP concludes at 11:00 a.m. ET
March 15, 2019: Match Day
Medical School Match Day ceremonies at 12:00 p.m. ET
Match results sent by email and posted in the R3 system at 1:00 p.m. ET

Visit www.nrmp.org for more information.


2019 Traditional Thoracic Surgery Match Schedule for 2020 Appointment Year

January 23, 2019: Match Opens
March 20, 2019: Rank Order List Entry Opens
April 17, 2019: Quota Change Deadline
May 1, 2019: Rank Order List Certification Deadline
May 15, 2019: Match Day

The 2019 Match for the 2020 appointment year will be combined with Vascular Surgery.

Visit www.nrmp.org for more information.


TSDA Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship Match Schedule
2018 Match for 2019 Appointment Year

June 25, 2018: Match opens
July 31, 2018: Candidate application, signed and dated agreement, registration fee, and
letters of recommendation due
August 7-31, 2018: Program Directors schedule interviews
August 7-October 5, 2018: Applicant interviews
October 1, 2018: Institution withdrawal deadline
October 31, 2018: Applicant withdrawal deadline
October 31, 2018: Rank lists due from applicants and program directors
November 19, 2018: Match Day
July 1 – September 1, 2019: Approximate start of congenital cardiac surgery fellowship training programs