Since 1977, the San Francisco Match program has coordinated the processing, distribution and review of applicants for post graduate medical education training programs. The service currently administers applicant review and ranking processes for positions in both residency and fellowship specialties as well as several sub-specialties.

Services are sponsored by professional associations affiliated with the medical specialty or sub-specialty for which services are provided. Since its inception, the San Francisco Match program has processed over 50,000 registered applicants worldwide.