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University of Iowa Media Advisory

March 15, 2004

Match Day For UI Medical Students: March 18

WHAT: Match Day at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, when graduating students learn where they will begin their medical residencies

WHO: UI medical students and their families

WHEN: 11 a.m., Thursday, March 18

WHERE: Atrium, 1st floor, Medical Education and Research Facility, UI campus (nearest parking: Newton Road Parking Ramp)

On Match Day, graduating UI medical students, along with their peers nationwide, find out where they will spend their years following medical school. This annual event is the culmination of their medical education, marking the beginning of their careers as resident physicians.

Media are welcome to join students and their families, who will begin arriving around 10 a.m.

Match results will be distributed at 11 a.m.

A news release on UI Match Day results will be distributed at the event. UI Health Science Relations and UI Carver College of Medicine staff will be available to help arrange interviews with students and administrators.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit UI Health Care online at http://www.uihealthcare.com.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5137 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 5224-1178

MEDIA CONTACT: Becky Soglin, 319 335-6660 becky-soglin@uiowa.edu