the Match

the Match

Graduate education A system used in North America by which both teaching hospitals rank their preferences for candidates to fill their first yr post-graduate training positions, and graduating medical students rank their preferences for those–internship yr positions; some graduate programs allow certain graduate training positions to be filled 'outside of the match'
MATCH–other NRMP & non-NRMP matching programs
Armed forces match Similar in format to the NRMP; is the route by medical school graduates with military obligations are paired to their residency slots
Canadian match Similar in format to the NRMP, begun in 1970
Couples match The NRMP allows any 2 people to be matched with residency programs in the same region
Osteopathic match Similar in format to the NRMP, run by the National Matching Service; requires a 1-year osteopathic internship
Shared schedule match The NRMP allows 2 people to share the duties and responsibilities of 1 residency position; the SSM requires double the time in residency and may be chosen by those with family or research responsibilities
Specialty matches Dermatology, neurology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology–ENT, and urology each have their own matches  

Patient discussion about the Match

Q. Hi members, after I notice that our symptoms match those of fibromyalgia. Hi members, after I notice that our symptoms match those of fibromyalgia, do we have to live with it and simply manage it for the rest of our life or try some luck with food and meds? Thanks.

A. If you could have given a particular age details then it could have been easy to analyze. This condition is relatively new, yet it's appearing in epidemic numbers. Dr. Whiting (an orthomolecular nutritionist), finds in his work with people suffering with this that they are all very toxic. When their systems have been properly detoxified their symptoms will disappear. His personal feeling is that this is a condition of hyper-toxicity and manifests itself in people who are unable to physically cope with the overload of toxins in their system.

More discussions about the Match
References in classic literature ?
You go away when the match burns out; you vanish like the warm stove, like the delicious roast goose, and like the magnificent Christmas tree
My friend," said he to Porthos, "you will take this barrel, the match of which I am going to set fire to, and throw it amidst our enemies; can you do so?
And you have forgotten one matter of joy to me," said Emma, "and a very considerable onethat I made the match myself.
Before we could make out any more, the match burnt my fingers and went out.
Well, the match is for the best of three goals; whichever side kicks two goals wins: and it won't do, you see, just to kick the ball through these posts--it must go over the cross-bar; any height'll do, so long as it's between the posts.
I suppose the suspense of the reader is now painful, and therefore I shall say at once that David won the match with two lovely fours, the one over my head and the other to leg all along the ground.
Poor Sophia was too much in her aunt's power to deny her anything positively; she was obliged to promise that she would see Mr Blifil, and be as civil to him as possible; but begged her aunt that the match might not be hurried on.
She struck the match on the box, and lit her candle.
that to fire others, the match itself must needs be wasting
Abruptly, I dashed down the match, and, knocking one of the people over in my course, went blundering across the big dining-hall again, out under the moonlight.
The match was at Old Trafford, on the third Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in July; the other affair had been all.
But as soon as he saw John Dolittle's face by the light of the match, he stopped crying and got up.