September 1, 2012: Registration opens at 12:00 noon eastern time for applicants, institutional officials, program directors, and medical school officials.
November 30, 2012: Applicant early registration deadline Note: Applicants may register for $50 until 11:59 p.m. eastern time. Applicants who register after November 30 must pay an additional $50 late registration fee ($100 total fee) until February 20, 2013, when registration closes.
January 15, 2013: Rank order list entry begins. Applicants and programs may start entering their rank order lists at 12:00 noon eastern time.
January 31, 2013: Quota change deadline. Programs must submit final information on quotas and withdrawals by 11:59 p.m. eastern time.
February 20, 2013: Deadline for registration and ROL certification
Rank order list certification deadline
Applicants and programs must certify their rank order lists before 9:00 p.m. eastern time. Staff will be available to answer your questions during the final deadline hours. CERTIFIED applicant and program rank order lists and any other information pertinent to the Match must be entered in the R3 System by this date and time.
Independent applicants who have accepted a position through another national matching plan or by agreement outside the Matching Program must withdraw before 9:00 p.m. eastern time.
March 11, 2013: Applicant matched and unmatched information posted to the Web site at 12:00 noon eastern time. Filled and unfilled results for individual programs posted to the Web site at 12:00 noon eastern time. Locations of all unfilled positions are released at 12:00 noon eastern time only to participants eligible for the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP).
March 12, 2013: Programs with unfilled positions may start entering their Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) preference lists at 11:30 a.m. eastern time.
March 13, 2013: Programs with unfilled positions must finalize their first-round Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) preference lists by 11:55 a.m. eastern time. Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) offer rounds begin at 12:00 noon eastern time.
March 15, 2013: Match Day! Match results for applicants are posted to Web site at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) concludes at 5:00 p.m. eastern time.
March 16, 2013: Hospitals begin sending letters of appointment to matched applicants after this date.If you would like to submit a guest post and be heard on the leading medical blog read our sumbission policy.