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Friday, April 28, 2023
University of Maryland School of Medicine Celebrates Largest National Residency Match in History
The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has reported that the national 2023 Main Residency Match was the largest in NRMP’s 70-year history, with an increase of 481 more registrants as compared to 2022. A total of 40,375 certified positions were offered. Of the 37,425 PGY-1 positions offered, which includes preliminary and transitional year positions, 34,822 positions were filled for a rate of 93%.
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Worth the Wait
After years of hard work and steadfast perseverance, University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) medical students gathered at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on March 18, 2022 to take part in this year’s Match Day ceremony. In this annual ceremony, graduating medical students from around the country and at UMSOM discover where they will begin their careers as physicians. This year was especially significant because it was the first in-person celebration with families and friends since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. The long-awaited day was worth the wait as students were finally able to reflect and celebrate their milestone accomplishment.
Thursday, January 27, 2022
16th Annual Medical Student Auction Supports Fight Against Food Insecurity
In keeping with tradition since 2006, the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Class of 2024 Student Government has organized this year’s Annual Second-Year Medical Student Auction. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Bmore Community Food, an organization committed to serving the vulnerable and marginalized population in Baltimore City who are experiencing food insecurity. The remaining funds will support the Class of 2024 medical student activities.
Monday, March 23, 2020
The Wait Is Over: It’s Match Day 2020
Even as physicians across the United States and around the world confront the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of the residency match is more evident than ever. According to the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), this year’s Main Residency Match is the largest in history, exceeding the more than 44,000 applicants who registered for the 2019 Match. This year, 161 University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) students matched at 73 different hospitals in 29 states. Thirty-eight members of the Class of 2020 will stay in the state of Maryland for their residency training.
Friday, March 15, 2019
From Dreams to Reality: Match Day 2019 at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
After years of hard work, determination, and personal sacrifice, University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) medical students’ dreams finally came to fruition at the Match Day ceremony on March 15. At exactly noon, medical students at the UMSOM and around the country, some 30,000 students across the U.S., received an envelope telling them where they will do their residency training. It was truly a day filled with excitement and anticipation for the UMSOM Class of 2019 at Baltimore’s famed Hippodrome Theater.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Match Day: Will Med Students’ Dreams Come True?
It’s Match Day, when graduating med students across the country find out where they’ll spend their residencies. In a gripping, emotional ceremony at the Hippodrome Theater, students in the Class of 2018 will be handed an envelope with the name of their residency. The event is a true-life reality show, because students do not know ahead of time where they are going.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Third-Year Medical Students Celebrate Annual Student Clinician Ceremony
The annual Student Clinician Ceremony was held in Davidge Hall recently, to formally welcome the third-year medical students to their clinical rotations. As they were just about to start their third year the Class of 2019 gathered to hear inspirational messages from their mentors, pin professionalism pins on each other, and recite the Student Clinician Oath to symbolize their transition from classroom learning to patient care.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
So Long and Farewell to the Class of 2017
The Class of 2017 were the stars as they celebrated their graduation ceremony at the Hippodrome Theater on May 18. Hundreds of family, friends and faculty were there to cheer on the 160 graduates as they officially transitioned from students to doctors. “This celebration is also about you and, indeed, for you,” E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Maryland, and the John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine, told the families “This celebration is also about you and, indeed, for you.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Top Achievers Honored at Student Awards Dinner
The night before their graduation ceremony, top achievers from the Class of 2017 gathered for the 11th annual Student Awards Ceremony and Dinner, held at the Marriott Inner Harbor. The awards dinner provided an opportunity to recognize the accomplished graduating students who received scholarships, awards, and other academic prizes. This event also recognized the donors whose generous contributions support these awards.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine Hosts 'Shark Tank' Competition for Aspiring Medical Entrepreneurs
To encourage entrepreneurial leadership among its medical students, the University of Maryland School of Medicine hosted a contest to give aspiring student entrepreneurs a chance to share product ideas, with winners receiving cash prizes and expert help. The four finalists competed before a panel of judges, including doctors, researchers and investors, using a format similar to the popular television program “Shark Tank.”
Friday, March 18, 2016
The Envelope Please: Match Day 2016 for the University of Maryland School of Medicine
It was a day filled with emotion at Baltimore’s famed Hippodrome Theater, where fourth year medical students learned where they will continue their training as residents.