Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014
The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is pleased to announce the launch of a new version of its smartphone app, The MATCH Program Rating and Interview Scheduling Manager, or PRISM, for applicants participating in NRMP’s Main Residency Match® and Specialties Matching Service®. PRISM permits applicants to track and organize program information during the interview process and develop program ratings and summaries in advance of creating their rank order lists. Rank order lists are used by the NRMP to match applicants into available training positions in U.S teaching hospitals.
“PRISM is uniquely designed to help applicants organize information they obtain during interviews, so we were eager to make it available for applicants to both residency and fellowship programs,” said NRMP Executive Director Mona M. Signer.
What is included in The MATCH PRISM?
The NRMP Match
The Match uses a computerized mathematical algorithm to align the rank ordered preferences of applicants with those of residency and fellowship program directors in order to fill training positions available at U.S. teaching hospitals. Research on the NRMP algorithm was a basis for awarding the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics.
The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) is a private, non-profit organization established in 1952 at the request of medical students to provide an orderly and fair mechanism for matching the preferences of applicants for U.S. residency positions with the preferences of residency program directors. In addition to the Main Residency Match, the NRMP conducts fellowship Matches for more than 50 subspecialties. For more information, contact NRMP at 1-866-653-NRMP (6767) or visit http://www.nrmp.org. For interviews, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.