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

2017-05-08T18:30:32+00:00

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.

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)


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
Michelle Lin, MD
ALiEM Editor-in-Chief
Academy Endowed Chair of EM Education
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Michelle Lin, MD
Michelle Lin, MD

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