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University of Iowa Media Advisory

March 15, 2005

MEDIA ADVISORY: 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: 11 a.m. Thursday, March 17

WHERE: Atrium of the Medical Education and Biomedical Research Facility (MERF)

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.

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

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5139 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

MEDIA CONTACT: David Pedersen, (319) 335-8032,