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
Michael Gisondi, MD

@mikegisondi

Vice Chair of Education, Department of Emergency Medicine. Principal and Founder, The PEARL, Stanford University. 🌲