Penn Medicine News Blog Archive: Match Day

“A Whirlwind of Emotion, Excitement, and Celebration” - Post Match Day Reflections and New Beginnings

In their final post, Jon and Martha Kole, fourth year students at the Perelman School of Medicine, reveal how Match Day unfolded and where they will be heading for their residencies. Congrats to all the students and check out the photo series from this year's ceremony! Jon and Martha on...

Match Day 2013: "The Day is Upon Us"

Match Day is here! At the stroke of noon, 161 Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania students (77 women and 84 men) will gather in an emotion-filled ceremony to open their “residency placement” envelopes and learn where they will spend the next few years receiving their advanced...

Home Sweet Home at Penn

In our final 2011 Penn Med Match Day post, Katie Baratz Dalke reveals she'll be staying right here at Penn for her residency in Psychiatry and she might even get a puppy out of the deal too! We are also pleased to note that Danielle Brown has matched at Penn for residency in General Surgery. To watch all of the excitement unfold, be sure to check out the entire Penn Med 2011 Match Day video!

St. Patrick's Day Luck for Matching Medical Students

In our first post-Match post, Renee Betancourt takes a moment to share her exciting residency placement news.

The Hour of the Match Approaches: One Very Different Day

Katie Baratz Dalke writes: All those other days of same, however, have to led me to this one very different day: the day that I’ll learn where I’ll be doing my residency in Psychiatry. The words in the envelope that I’ll open surrounded by the people I love will determine who my coworkers, friends, teachers, and students will be for the next four years.

Staying Busy on Match Day Morning...

It's the morning of Match Day (and St. Patrick's Day!) and medical students across the country are on the edge of their seats waiting for 12 p.m. to finally come. In our latest blog post, Renee Betancourt shares her Match Day morning ruminations and her plan for the day.

The Culmination of Medical School

In a new video blog clip added to our Match Day blog, Danielle Brown describes the match day process and her anticipation as she awaits her surgical residency placement.

The Future Is Right Around the Corner

In a new update to our Match Day blog, fourth-year medical student Renee Betancourt, hoping to match in Primary Care, shares her thoughts as she eagerly awaits her match results and a cross country move to continue her medical education.

The Journey to Match Day

In her first post to this blog (and on video), Penn fourth-year medical student Katie Baratz Dalke looks back on her path through medical school and shares her hopes for the future. At the stroke of noon on Thursday, March 17, Katie and 146 other University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine students will gather in an emotion-filled ceremony to open their “residency placement” envelopes and learn where they will spend the next few years receiving their advanced medical training.

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