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    Half a world away, he feels his parents' presence on Match Day

    March 28, 2017

    Jason Han, who will soon graduate from medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, recently wrote about how his experience as an immigrant inspired his path to a medical career. Here, he shares what happened on Match Day, when he learned where he is headed next.

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    A Lot of Hard Work and a Little Luck O’ the Irish Pay Off for PSOM’s Class of 2017

    March 24, 2017

    On Friday, March 17, while most people were celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, soon-to-be graduating students in the Perelman School of Medicine were hoping that in addition to a little “luck o’ the Irish, ” their years of hard work would pay off as their residency placements were revealed during Penn’s annual Match Day ceremony.

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    Match Day 2017: A Childhood in the Alaskan Wilderness Comes Full Circle

    March 16, 2017

    Each year, soon-to-be graduating medical students count down to the third Friday in March, also known as “Match Day,” when they find out where they will continue their medical training. Fourth-year PSOM student Joe Mintz shares how his passion for science intersects with his love of the outdoors as he prepares for a career in anesthesiology.

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    Match Day 2017: How her grandma’s end inspired this young doctor’s new beginning

    March 10, 2017

    Each year, soon-to-be graduating medical students count down to the third Friday in March, also known as “Match Day,” when they find out where they will continue their medical training. Lauren Kelly, a fifth-year MD/MPH candidate in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, describes how caring for her family members informed her own path.

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    Countdown to Match Day: Jason Han

    March 07, 2017

    Each year, soon-to-be graduating medical students count down to the third Friday in March, also known as “Match Day,” when they find out where they will continue their medical training. Jason Han, a fourth-year student in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania who recently wrote about medical errors from both sides of the stethoscope, shares his story here.

  • A Champion of Professionalism and Humanism

    August 24, 2016

    All things considered, it’s hard not to feel that Paul Lanken, MD, GME ’77, was the best possible choice to speak to this year’s incoming students of the Perelman School of Medicine. As Gail Morrison, MD, GME ’79, the senior vice dean for Education, put it at this month’s White...

  • Penn Med Students Celebrate Match Day 2016! (video)

    March 22, 2016

    On Friday, doctors-to-be from the Perelman School of Medicine gathered at the historical Harrison Auditorium at the Penn Museum, with its coffered dome and stone walls, to celebrate Match Day--the annual event where medical students from across the country find out where they're headed for residency training. There was a...

  • Match Day 2016: Feeling Grateful, One Day Before Match

    March 17, 2016

    Each year, medical students across the country count down to annual “Match Day,” which marks one of the most important days in a student's career. On Friday, March 18, the students will come together with their classmates and wait for the envelope that will tell them where they are headed...

  • Match Day 2016: A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with the Match

    March 10, 2016

    Each year, medical students across the country count down to annual “Match Day,” which marks one of the most important days in a student's career. On Friday, March 18, the students will come together with their classmates and wait for the envelope that will tell them where they are headed...

  • Match Day 2016: A Tale of Two Coasts

    March 07, 2016

    Each year, medical students across the country count down to annual “Match Day,” which marks one of the most important days in a student's career. Friday, March 18, they will come together with their classmates and wait for the envelope that will tell them where they are headed for their...

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