Emory medical students gather for Match Day ceremony

Woodruff Health Sciences Center | March 19, 2015

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Jennifer Johnson McEwen
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404-727-5696
jennifer.johnson@emory.edu

Video from 2014: Graduating medical students at Emory University and schools across the nation learned their future at Match Day.

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHO:

Emory University School of Medicine graduating medical students

WHAT:

On Friday, March 20, a room full of excited medical students graduating from Emory University School of Medicine will gather for the greatly anticipated Match Day 2015 ceremony. At the stroke of noon, the students will eagerly open envelopes naming the destination where they will train as resident doctors. The annual event is filled with emotion as the students learn simultaneously where they are headed next on their journeys to become physicians.

The Emory students are among thousands nationwide participating in Match Day 2015. The students applied for residency positions at US teaching hospitals through the National Residency Match Program that annually matches students with residency programs. 

WHEN:

Friday, March 20, at 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 McEwen at 404-727-5696 or jennifer.johnson@emory.edu.

MORE:

To view video and photos of the Match Day 2014 ceremony, please see:

"Emory Match Day 2014"

"Emory Match Day 2014 in Photos"

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