Misunderstanding the Match: Do Students Create Rank Lists Based on True Preferences?

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Summary of "Misunderstanding the Match: Do Students Create Rank Lists Based on True Preferences?"

The "stable marriage" algorithm underlying the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) has been shown to create optimal outcomes when students submit true preference lists. Previous research has shown students may allow external information to affect their rank lists. The objective of this study was to determine whether medical students consistently make rank lists that reflect their true preferences.


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Name: The western journal of emergency medicine
ISSN: 1936-9018
Pages: 4-7


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