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March 14, 2011

Media Advisory: UI Carver College of Medicine Match Day is March 17

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: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 17.

WHERE: Atrium of the Medical Education and Biomedical Research Facility (MERF), which is located on Newton Road on the health sciences campus. Map: http://www.uiowa.edu/~maps/m/merf1.htm.

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 the students' medical education, marking the beginning of their careers as resident physicians.

Reporters 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.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Care Media Relations, 200 Hawkins Drive, Room W319 GH, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1009

MEDIA CONTACT: Jennifer Brown, 319-356-7124, jennifer-l-brown@uiowa.edu