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Match expands its resident representation

NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Dec. 20, 2004

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Medical residents and residency program directors will have direct input at the National Resident Matching Program for the first time now that the NRMP board voted to add representatives of the two groups to the board. NRMP directors voted to expand the board to include two resident program directors and three residents, with one resident also being an international medical graduate. Total board membership will now be 19.

The NRMP board currently includes two representatives each from the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Assn., The American Medical Association, The Assn. of American Medical Colleges and the Council of Medical Specialty Societies. It also includes one representative each from the Consortium of Medical Student Organizations, The American Medical Student Assn., the AAMC's Organization of Student Representatives and the AMA's Medical Student Section.

Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2004/12/20/prbf1220.htm.

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