Addiction Medicine Match Participation

For the 2025-2026 appointment year, addiction medicine is participating in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match. This Match is specific to ACGME-accredited programs. Opportunities still exist for those seeking a fellowship position for the 2025-2026 appointment year. Learn more.

Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match Participation Timeline

NRMP Preloads the R3 System May 2024
ERAS 2025 Season Begins. EFDO will release tokens to fellowship applicants in early June. June 5-6, 2024
ERAS - July cycle fellowship applicants may begin submitting applications to programs at 9 am ET. Be sure to check with the programs you are interested in to see if they use ERAS. July 3, 2024
ERAS - July cycle fellowship programs may begin reviewing applications at 9 am ET. July 17, 2024
NRMP Welcome Newsletter August 2024
NRMP (Match) Registration Opens August 21, 2024
Rank List Opens September 25, 2024
Quota Change Deadline (Programs) November 6, 2024
Rank List Deadline November 20, 2024
Match Day December 4, 2024
ERAS 2025 Season Ends May 31, 2025



Participation in the NRMP Match offers many benefits, including:

  • Allows applicants and programs to consider all options before making a decision
  • Creates an impartial venue for matching programs’ and applicants’ preferences
  • Establishes a uniform date for appointments to GME programs
  • Professionalizes the recruitment process
  • Provides uniform time for both applicants and programs to make their selections without pressure
  • Levels the playing field among programs
  • Allows programs to interview more applicants
  • Eliminates undue pressure on programs to select applicants before all interviews are complete

Match Processes and Policies

Visit the NRMP and ERAS websites for answers to frequently asked questions.

For Institutions and Programs

For Fellowship Applicants

ACAAM plays a sponsorship and convening role related to the Match and is committed to doing everything we can to support physicians in becoming experts in addiction medicine.

Contact ACAAM Member Services at [email protected] or 301.656.3880 with any questions.