The NRMP is sponsored by 5 organizations: the American Medical Association,
the American Board of Medical Specialties, the Association of American Medical
Colleges, the American Hospital Association, and the Council of Medical Specialty
Societies. Its board of directors also includes student representatives from
4 different organizations. Although the NRMP is not the only organization
to conduct a match, it is the largest. In the 2000 Match, the NRMP served
3769 residency programs, offered 22,722 positions, and processed 33,528 applicants.