EM Match Advice: What if I don’t match? What is the SOAP?

Jan 17, 16
EM Match Advice: What if I don’t match? What is the SOAP?

Although we would never wish negative thoughts to those who are applying for residency slot in an emergency medicine program this year, it is also important to be completely honest with yourself. Given your application packet and interviews, how likely is that you won’t match and have to enter the post-match Supplement Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP)? What is the SOAP? This EM Match Advice installment provides advice about the experience of NOT matching and the next steps.

Podcast

Co-Hosts: Dr. Michael Gisondi (Northwestern), Dr. Michelle Lin (UCSF)
Expert Panelists: Dr. Dan Egan (St. Luke’s-Roosevelt), Dr. Tiffany Murano (Rutgers), Dr. Mary Westergaard (Wisconsin)

Listen to all the episodes of the EM Match Advice Series

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Michael Gisondi, MD

Michael Gisondi, MD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education

Department of Emergency Medicine

Stanford University
Editor, ALiEM EM Match Advice series

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