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University of Iowa Media Advisory

Release: March 18, 2003

Match Day For UI Medical Students Set For March 20

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 20

WHERE: Atrium, 1st floor, Medical Education and Research Facility, UI campus
(NOTE: This is a new location from previous Match Days.)

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.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5137 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

CONTACT: Media: Becky Soglin, (319) 335-6660,