Emory medical students gather for momentous ceremony

Woodruff Health Sciences Center | March 18, 2014

Contact

Jennifer Johnson McEwen
(media inquiries only)
404-727-5696
jennifer.johnson@emory.edu

Video of the 2013 Emory Match Day event.

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHO:

Emory University School of Medicine graduating medical students

WHAT:

On Friday, March 21, graduating medical students at Emory University School of Medicine will congregate on campus for the greatly anticipated Match Day ceremony.  The annual event is filled with emotion as the students learn simultaneously where they are headed next on their journeys to become physicians.

At the strike of noon, the excited students tear open small white envelopes naming the destination where they will train as residents. The Emory students are among thousands nationwide who applied for residency positions at US teaching hospitals through the National Residency Match Program that annually matches students with residency programs.

WHEN:

Friday, March 21, at 12:00 Noon

WHERE:

Emory University School of Medicine building, 1648 Pierce Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322

DETAILS:

For parking information and to confirm attendance and coverage of this event, please contact Jennifer Johnson at 404.727.5696 or jennifer.johnson@emory.edu.

SOCIAL MEDIA:

The social media hashtag for this event is #EmoryMatchDay. Emory will be using this tag on Twitter, Instagram and elsewhere and encourages others to do so. You can follow the School of Medicine on Twitter at @EmoryMedicine.

VIDEO:

To view a video of the Match Day 2013 ceremony, please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_DLdJ9uaGc