IR-Integrated Residency Programs participate in the NRMP Main Residency Match®. IR independent residency programs participate in the NRMP Specialties Match Program (SMS®) All programs are also encouraged to use the Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS).
The final VIR Fellowship Match took place on June 13, 2018. Congratulations to this last VIR class as the VIR Fellowship will sunset on June 30, 2020.
IR Integrated Residency
The Interventional Radiology-Integrated Residency match is administered by the NRMP as part of the Main Residency Match. Match Day will be March 15, 2019. Visit the NRMP Main Residency Match Calendar for more information.
IR Independent Residency
Both ERAS and the NRMP classify the independent IR residency as a fellowship for match purposes. It will replace the VIR Fellowship in the NRMP Specialties Match Program (SMS®) for the 2020 appointment year. The IR independent residency is part of the ERAS ACGME/RCPSC/UCNS Fellowship - December cycle. Learn about the IR independent residency and the IR independent residency match.
Match dates for the 2019 Radiology - Interventional Radiology Independent Residency Specialty Fellowship Match for 2020 appointments:
Interview dates: December 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019 (as set by APDIR)
Match dates (as set by NRMP)
- March 20, 2019 Match Opens
- April 24, 2019 Rank Order List Entry Opens
- May 15, 2019 Quota Change Deadline
- May 29, 2019 Rank Order List Certification Deadline
- June 12, 2019 Match Day