August 15, 2003 Applicant registration begins
December 1, 2003 Applicant registration deadline
Note: Applicants may register after this deadline by paying an additional late registration fee of $50.0
January 15, 2004 Rank order list entry begins.
Applicants and programs may start entering their rank order lists
January 30, 2004 Quota change deadline
Programs must submit final information on quotas and withdrawals
February 25, 2004 Late Registration Deadline Rank order list deadline
Rank order list entry closes and the R3 System shuts down at 11:59 pm eastern time. CERTIFIED applicant and program rank order lists and any other information pertinent to the Match must be entered in the R3 System by this date and time.
March 15, 2004 Matched and unmatched information on applicants posted to the website at 12:00 noon Eastern Time
March 16, 2004 Filled and unfilled results for individual programs posted to the website at 11:30 am eastern time.
Locations of all unfilled positions are released at 12:00 noon eastern time. Unmatched applicants may begin contacting unfilled programs at 12:00 noon eastern time.
March 18, 2004 Match results for applicants are posted to website at
1:00 pm eastern time
March 19, 2004 Hospitals send letters of appointment to matched applicants after this date.