For many soon to be medical school graduates, the final months of school has the added stress of having to submit to the process of matching in a residency program. On the surface, this may seem mundane, however it isn't. In many cases, it can be consuming.
Having control of where one will be accepting a position is something most people take for granted. In medicine and other academic fields, the applicants choice is only one factor. Having participated in assisting medical residents for over a decade, Chris & Lisa Grus have learned a lot about those who do and do not make it to their ideal destination, and how stressful the whole process can be. Visit our Resident Relocation Pages!
Here are the major dates in the standard schedule by the NRMP.