March 21, 2019

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students celebrate Match Day

By Karl Oestreich

by Annalise Johnson

Friday was a highly anticipated day for medical students across the country. Match Day is an annual, KIMT LOGOnationwide day when medical students are matched with a residency program. Students will spend the next five to seven years of their medical training where they are matched. 42 Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students received a match. "I feel very excited, a little bit anxious, but mostly excited," said student Leon Tjahjono, just before finding out his match.

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Context: On Match Day, March 15, thousands of graduating medical students around the world learn the specialty and location of the residency program where they will train for the next three to seven years through the National Resident Matching Program. For medical students, matching to a residency program is a rite of passage — an important next step in their journey to becoming physicians. You can read more about Match Day on Mayo Clinic News Network.

Contact:  Matthew Brenden

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