Distributed March 20, 2002
For Immediate Release

News Service Contact: Scott J. Turner

News and photo advisory

Med students to receive residency placements at Match Day ceremony

Fourth-year Brown medical students will receive their residency placements at noon Thursday, March 21, 2002. Media are welcome to attend this event. For more information, call Scott Turner, 863-2476.

PROVIDENCE —At noon Thursday, March 21, 2002, 72 students in the Brown Medical School Class of 2002 will receive their residency appointments.

Known as Match Day, this event will take place in the student lounge of the Bio-Med Building (enter through the terrace level at the southeast corner of Brown and Meeting streets). Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend.

Match Day takes place at the same time on the same day for all graduating U.S. medical students. The students receive letters from the National Residency Matching Program telling them where they will be serving their residencies. The ceremony marks the entry of medical students into the world of medicine.

For more information, call Scott Turner, 863-2476.

What: Seventy-two Brown medical students will learn about their residency appointments

Where: Bio-Medical Building student lounge, southeast corner, Brown and Meeting streets

When: Noon, Thursday, March 21, 2002